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About Greenland

Greenland is a self-governing Danish province, which is situated between the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. It is the world's largest Island and also the world's largest dependent territory in terms of area. Though geographically, Greenland is associated with North America but historically it is associated with Europe. In recent years, Greenland has turned into one of the major tourist destinations in the world. Hearing the name Greenland, you would think the place to be full of greenery but the fact is that 81% of the land is occupied by Greenland ice sheets.

Though being covered by ice for a longer part of year, it still offers various tourist attractions. Not only this, it also houses various snow sports, which attracts large number of tourist to this country.


Currency :

Danish Krone (DKK).

Capital :

Nuuk.

Chief Attractions :

The Fjord of Eternity.

Tourist Attractions of Greenland :

Below listed are some of the most important Attractions fo Greenlands :-

     Apussuit Adventure Camp : - Apussuit Adventure Camp is the biggest ski sport resort in Greenland. It has a direct access to the apussuit glacier (1000m). If you are a skier than you would certainly enjoy skiing here.

     Heliski Maniitsoq : - It is the chief base of heli skiing operations. The place is surrounded by various high mountains. Not only skiing, you can also enjoy the enchanting view of the glacier covered islands and ocean from here.

     The Fjord of Eternity : - The fjord is bordered by various high mountains rising up to 2000meters in height.

     Thule Air Base : - It is the air base of United States of America.

     National Greenland Museum and Archives : - One of the best museums in Greenland.

There are various other attractions like Ilulissat Icefjord, Church of Kap Dan, Kangia Camp, Maniitsoq Museum etc.

 

Country :

Greenland.

Area :

2,166,086 square km (836,109 square miles)

Population :

56,370

Language :

Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), Danish

Calling Code :

+299

Time Zone :

(UTC+0 to ?4)