Greenland - GL

Name Greenland (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes GL / GRL
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital Nuuk
Area 41045
DD coordinates 69.635416 / -42.173691
DMS coordinates 69°38'7.50" N / -42°10'25.29" W
UTM coordinates 23W 609732.42472369 7727754.4944558
Total cities 33
Flag of Greenland

Greenland on map

Greenland is a part of the North America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Greenland, is GL.

It's territory covers an area of 41045 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Nuuk, the capital city of Greenland. On nationwide level, Greenlandic is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Greenlanders, Danish. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 299 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use DKK as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Greenland live according to the America/Godthab time zone, which is also the one used in Nuuk.

More about Greenland

Official languages Greenlandic
Nationalities Greenlanders, Danish
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .gl
Phone codes 299
Currencies DKK
Life expectancy males Ø 68,8 years
Life expectancy females Ø 73,0 years
Birthrate 14,6 ‰
Deathrate 8,7 ‰


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 407,1 M $
Importations 783,5 M $
Unemployment rate 9,1%
Energy consumption 468,0 M kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas 33 km²
1% Agricultural areas 12346 km²
0% Forest 0 km²
99% Others 2153620 km²


Commercial harbors 8
Airports 23

Greenland cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 33):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 16504 km
ATF Flag of French Southern Territories French Southern Territories Antarctica - 15845 km
ATA Flag of Antarctica Antarctica Antarctica - 15802 km
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 15203 km
NFK Flag of Norfolk Island Norfolk Island Oceania Kingston 15111 km
NCL Flag of New Caledonia New Caledonia Oceania Noumea 14313 km
SGS Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Antarctica - 13802 km
TON Flag of Tonga Tonga Oceania - 13800 km
VUT Flag of Vanuatu Vanuatu Oceania Port Vila 13649 km
FLK Flag of Falkland Islands Falkland Islands South America - 13578 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
ISL Flag of Iceland Iceland Europe Reykjavik 1114 km
FRO Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Europe - 1787 km
SJM Flag of Svalbard and Jan Mayen Svalbard and Jan Mayen Europe - 2044 km
GBR Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Europe London 2473 km
IRL Flag of Ireland Ireland Europe - 2481 km
IMN Flag of Isle of Man Isle of Man Europe - 2536 km
NOR Flag of Norway Norway Europe Oslo 2545 km
SPM Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Pierre and Miquelon North America - 2638 km
SWE Flag of Sweden Sweden Europe Stockholm 2707 km
FIN Flag of Finland Finland Europe Helsinki 2818 km

There are many ways to find how far is Greenland (GL) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Greenland to Haversine
North pole 2264 km 1407 mil
Equator 8346 km 5186 mil
South pole 17751 km 11030 mil
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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Greenland and New Zealand is 16504 kilometers or 10255 miles.
The most smallest distances between Greenland and Iceland is 1114 kilometers or 692 miles.
We found information about 33 cities.
The capital of GL is Nuuk with population in 2021 over 18326 people.
The area of Greenland (GL) is 41045 square kilometers.
Yes, Greenland is part of the continent of North America.
Official name of GL is Greenland.
Greenland has approximately 23 airports.