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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Nuuk (Godthåb), Greenland

About Nuuk

Nuuk Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing the Nuuk, seaport, largest municipality and capital of Greenland, an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark and the world's largest island. The city is located at the mouth of the Nuup Kangerlua inlet at Davis Strait on the southern west coast of Greenland.

The city was founded as fort Godt-Haab in 1728 by Claus Paarss, a Dano-Norwegian military officer, and Hans Egede, a Lutheran missionary. Godthaab became the seat of government for the Danish colony of South Greenland until 1940, when Godthaab became the capital of whole Greenland.

Today Nuuk has a population of about 17,000 inhabitants (in 2015).
Spoken languages are Greenlandic (Kalaallisut) and Danish, English is widely spoken.
The city is home to the University of Greenland (Ilisimatusarfik).

Nuuk has a maritime-influenced polar climate with cold, snowy winters and cool summers, when temperatures rarely exceed 10 °C (50 °F).

The map shows a city map of Nuuk with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Nuuk Airport (IATA code: GOH).

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Sermitsiaq Mountain seen from City of Nuuk - Greenland
Parts of Nuuk with Sermitsiaq Mountain in background, Greenland.
Image: Niels Elgaard Larsen

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Local Time Nuuk:
Sunday-December-10  02:19  
Time zone: West Greenland Time (WGT) UTC/GMT -3 hours
Daylight Saving Time from end of March to end of October
UTC/GMT -2 hours

φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
Google Earth: Searchable Map and Satellite view of Nuuk (Godthåb), Greenland
City Coordinates: 64°10′30″N 51°44′20″W
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External Link
Nuuk Tourism (the tourist office in the capital of Greenland)
Wikipedia: Nuuk
Current Weather Conditions Nuuk

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