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Kalaallit Nunaat

Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark. It is not part of the European Union.

Municipalities

The population of the municipalities of Greenland according to official estimates.

NameAbbr.StatusCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
Estimate (E)
1980-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
1990-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2000-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2010-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2015-01-01
GreenlandGRLCntryNuuk2,166,00049,77355,55856,10756,45255,984
KujalleqKJLMunQaqortoq51,0007,9218,3638,0507,5896,9705100000
QaasuitsupQSSMunIlulissat585,10016,97118,28818,69117,74917,16858510000
QeqqataQQTMunSisimiut97,0008,8099,6389,5419,6779,3979700000
SermersooqSMSMunNuuk575,30015,52818,92319,54221,23222,31757530000
x [outside municipalities]OUTUninc 857,60054434628320513285760000

Major Towns

 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2015-01-01
1NuukSMS16,992
2SisimiutQQT5,572
3IlulissatQSS4,491
4QaqortoqKJL3,164
5AasiaatQSS3,098
6ManiitsoqQQT2,501
7TasiilaqSMS2,093
8NarsaqKJL1,529
9PaamiutSMS1,496

Contents: Towns, Settlements & Stations

The population of all Greenlandic towns, settlements and stations with more than 100 inhabitants according to official estimates.

NameStatusAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
1980-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
1990-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2000-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2010-01-01
Population
Estimate (E)
2015-01-01
Area
AappilattoqSettKJL2072021671321130
AappilattoqSettQSS1191432131801760
Aasiaat (Egedesminde)TownQSS3,1963,3083,2293,0053,0980
AkunnaaqSettQSS196165102101830
Alluitsup Paa (Sydprøven)SettKJL5815274893032330
ArsukSettSMS314333197156950
AtammikSettQQT1512012141971900
AttuSettQSS3493533102261920
IkamiutSettQSS10610011096680
IkerasaarsukSettQSS4674104102970
IkerasakSettQSS1952212562382070
Illoqqortoormiut (Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund)TownSMS3914705214694260
IllorsuitSettQSS13811712191720
Ilulissat (Jakobshavn)TownQSS3,6484,1914,1994,5464,4910
InnaarsuitSettQSS811111611611550
ItilleqSettQQT113107129112920
Kangaamiut (Gammel Sukkertoppen)SettQQT5335564813573300
Kangaatsiaq (Kangatsiaq)TownQSS4115366235865320
Kangerlussuaq (Søndrestrømfjord)SettQQT6824734465565100
KangersuatsiaqSettQSS2172562551861660
KullorsuaqSettQSS2032593874364570
KulusukSettSMS4023473322862420
Kuummiut (Kuummiit)SettSMS4744583893613090
Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen)TownQQT3,0083,1352,9292,7842,5010
NanortalikTownKJL1,4021,4241,5381,4481,2610
NarsaqTownKJL1,7231,8111,7081,6131,5290
NarsarsuaqSettKJL1471631951581450
NiaqornaarsukSettQSS2983173653002750
Nuuk (Godthåb)TownSMS9,07712,21713,44115,46916,9920
NuussuaqSettQSS1431651922042020
Paamiut (Frederikshåb)TownSMS2,2372,2191,8871,6191,4960
Pituffik (Thule Air Base) [← Greenlandic and Danish personnel]StatOUT4943052551651270
Qaanaaq (Avanersuaq, Thule)TownQSS4095516656266410
QaarsutSettQSS1982232411961550
Qaqortoq (Julianehåb)TownKJL2,5943,1273,1133,3063,1640
Qasigiannguit (Christianshåb)TownQSS1,7711,6121,4061,2531,1650
QeqertaqSettQSS831111361301200
Qeqertarsuaq (Godhavn)TownQSS9411,0939939078710
QeqertarsuatsiaatSettSMS3313212612351980
SaattutSettQSS2642342772122180
SaqqaqSettQSS1471171981881650
SarfannguitSettQQT1121121151261210
SermiligaaqSettSMS1701822072221970
Sisimiut (Holsteinsborg)TownQQT3,9764,8715,1265,4605,5720
Tasiilaq (Ammassalik)TownSMS1,1141,4651,7031,9302,0930
TasiusaqSettQSS1631662312482360
TiniteqilaaqSettSMS2071961461341130
UkkusissatSettQSS1691952301701510
UpernavikTownQSS8449181,1431,1291,1400
Upernavik KujalleqSettQSS1331861862041860
Uummannaq (Umanak)TownQSS1,1751,4051,4601,2991,2460