Greenland is an island country located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. Greenland is the world's largest island and is Kingdom of Denmark. Three-quarters of Greenland area is covered by permanent ice sheet. Greenland population in 2023 is estimated to be 56,889, covers country area of 2,166,086 sq km (836,330 sq mi), ranks two-hundred-second most populous country in the world. Greenland capital and largest city is Nuuk, and other popular cities are Sisimiut, Ilulissat and Aasiaat. Country code is GRL.Below table is the population of Greenland from 1960 to 2020:
Greenland has a high mortality rate due to accidents, the population is concentrated mainly on the southwest coast, while the rest of the island is sparsely populated. Population in 1960 is 32,500, by 1970 the population is increased by 13,900 totaling to 46,400, by 1980 the population is increased to 50,200, and by 1990 the total increase of 55,600 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 55,600. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 56,200, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Greenland increase by 705 with a change of 1.25 percent and decrease of population from 2010 to 2020 by -538 with a change of -0.95 percent and make up to 56,367. Greenland total fertility is 2.1 children per woman. Greenland population in 2022 is estimated to be 56,684, Population of Greenland in 2021 is estimated as 56,529.
The northeast of the island composes the unincorporated Northeast Greenland National Park. Greenland is divided into five municipalities, they are Sermersooq, Kujalleq, Qeqqata, Qeqertalik and Avannaata.
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