Greenland

Census Results


1951-12-31 24,118
1955-12-31 26,933
1960-12-31 33,140
1965-12-31 39,600
1970-12-31 46,531
1976-10-26 49,630
2000-07-01 56,124

General Information


Official name Greenland
Official name [native] Kalaallit Nunaat «Kalaallisut»
Capital Nuuk
Capital [native] Nuuk «Kalaallisut»
Region Northern America
ISO code GL
Statistical agency Statistics Greenland

Name in Chinese 格陵兰
Name in Arabic جرينلاند
Name in Spanish Groenlandia
Name in Russian Гренландия
Name in French Groenland

Administrative units

municipalitycapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1997-01-01
admin.
population
2005-01-01
admin.
population
2013-01-01
admin.
Kommune Kujalleq  8,1467,8957,151
Qaasuitsup Kommunia  18,74918,54017,498
Qeqqata Kommunia  9,6229,6979,620
Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq  19,17420,58421,868
Outside the municipalities  280253233
total 2,166,08655,97156,96956,370
source: Statistics Greenland.

Expanded administrative units

municipality
district
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1997-01-01
admin.
population
2005-01-01
admin.
population
2013-01-01
admin.
Kommune Kujalleq  8,1467,8957,151
Nanortalik  2,5852,3861,938
Narsaq  2,0862,0911,800
Qaqortoq  3,4753,4183,413
Qaasuitsup Kommunia  18,74918,54017,498
Aasiaat  3,3603,3103,327
Ilulissat  4,6345,0054,925
Kangaatsiaq  1,5651,4801,227
Qaanaaq  870850801
Qasigiannguit  1,6001,4081,248
Qeqertarsuaq  1,1491,032879
Upernavik  2,8112,9432,837
Uummannaq  2,7602,5122,254
Qeqqata Kommunia  9,6229,6979,620
Maniitsoq  3,8853,5883,288
Sisimiut  5,7376,1096,332
Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq  19,17420,58421,868
Illoqqortoormiut  522546457
Ivittuut  18717642
Nuuk  13,30014,87416,740
Paamiut  2,2221,9571,621
Tasiilaq  2,9433,0313,008
Outside the municipalities  280253233
total 2,166,08655,97156,96956,370
source: Statistics Greenland.