North Greenland

Greenland is one of the few remaining wildernesses on the planet and is perfect for exploring all year round.

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North Greenland at a glance

  • With its remote villages accessible by 4x4 in the summer and only by dogsled in the winter, this is a destination for the adventurous.

  • A Greenland Arctic Adventure is a once in a lifetime experience and could be a perfect destination for your next adventure.

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Destinations in North Greenland

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Ilullisat & Disko Bay

Ilulissat, formerly know as Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a coastal Arctic town in Northern Greenland. Known for it’s icefjord and huge icebergs it means this beautiful destination is ever-changing.

  • The Disko Bay area lies to the West of the mainland and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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Destinations in North Greenland

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Ilullisat & Disko Bay

Ilulissat, formerly know as Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a coastal Arctic town in Northern Greenland. Known for it’s icefjord and huge icebergs it means this beautiful destination is ever-changing.

  • The Disko Bay area lies to the West of the mainland and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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General Information

Northern Greenland actually sits in the middle of the West Coast of this massive island. This is due to the fact that the majority of the population live South of the Arctic Circle! Northern Greenland provides all of the amazing one-of-a-kind experiences you would associate with this beautiful country - Dog Sledding, Northern Lights, Midnight Sun and lots of icebergs! Ilulissat with it's impressive icefjord is the main town of Northern Greenland and is a popular tourist destination. Disko Island sits off the West Coast and is a magical place to explore the diverse landscape of volcanic rocks and glaciers.

Capital

Nuuk

Population

56,000

Area

2,166,086 SQ KM

Language

Danish

Currency

Danish Krone

Best time to visit

Summer: July- September Winter: October- March

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