Nuuk , Sermersooq

Nuuk: Capital of Greenland

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Nuuk Quick Facts

Population : 18,326
Country : Greenland
State : Sermersooq (Greenland)
Postal code : 3900
Phone Area Codes : 35, 36, 31, 33, 32, 34
Area : 686.3 km2
Official name : Godthåb
Continent : North America
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Capital city : Nuuk is capital of Greenland, Nuuk Municipality, Sermersooq
Establishment : January 01, 1721 (301 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−03:00
Local time : 11:56:05 (25th January 2022)
Nuuk locator map
Location of Nuuk on Sermersooq map.
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Nuuk-port
Nuuk-port image

Geography

Nuuk is located at 64°11'0"N 51°43'18"W (64.1834700, -51.7215700).

Nuuk map

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Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1977 8,545 - census
1978 8,527 -0.21% census
1979 8,827 3.4% census
1980 9,077 2.75% census
1981 9,423 3.67% census
1982 9,717 3.03% census
1983 9,848 1.33% census
1984 9,997 1.49% census
1985 10,559 5.32% census
1986 10,972 3.76% census
1987 11,209 2.11% census
1989 11,957 6.26% census
1990 12,217 2.13% census
1991 12,252 0.29% census
1992 12,233 -0.16% census
1993 12,181 -0.43% census
1994 12,483 2.42% census
1995 12,723 1.89% census
1996 12,882 1.23% census
1997 12,909 0.21% census
1998 13,024 0.88% census
1999 13,169 1.1% census
2000 13,445 2.05% census
2001 13,649 1.49% census
2002 13,884 1.69% census
2003 13,884 0% census
2004 14,345 3.21% census
2005 14,501 1.08% census
2006 14,583 0.56% census
2007 14,719 0.92% census
2008 15,084 2.42% census
2009 15,105 0.14% census
2010 15,469 2.35% census
2011 11,615 -33.18% 1988-01-01T00:00:00Z
2012 16,181 28.22% census
2013 16,454 1.66% census
2014 16,818 2.16% census
2015 16,992 1.02% census
2016 17,316 1.87% statistics
2017 17,600 1.61% census
2018 17,796 1.1% census
2019 17,984 1.05% census
2020 18,326 1.87% census

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