Administrative divisions of Greenland

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A map of the five municipalities, as of 2018.

Greenland has five municipalities (Danish: kommuner): Avannaata, Kujalleq, Qeqertalik, Qeqqata, and Sermersooq.[1][2] The Northeast Greenland National Park is not part of any municipality and is an unincorporated area. The Pituffik Air Base is also unincorporated and is owned by the United States Space Force.

Municipalities[change | change source]

Name Kalaallisut Municipality center Coat of Arms ISO[3] Population Area (km2) Density
Avannaata Avannaata Kommunia Ilulissat GL-AV 10,726[4] 522,700 0.02
Kujalleq Kommune Kujalleq Qaqortoq GL-KU 6,439 32,000 0.2
Qeqertalik Kommune Qeqertalik Aasiaat GL-QT 6,340[5] 62,400 0.11
Qeqqata Qeqqata Kommunia Sisimiut GL-QE 9,378 115,500 0.08
Sermersooq Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq Nuuk GL-SM 23,123 531,900 0.04

References[change | change source]

  1. Statistics Greenland, Greenland in Figures, 2014
  2. "Qaasuitsup Kommunia".
  3. ISO 3166-2:GL (ISO 3166-2 codes for the subdivision of Greenland)
  4. "Kommuni pillugu". Avannaata Kommunia.
  5. "Kommuni pillugu". Kommune Qeqertalik.