Ikerasak

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Ikerasak
Ikerasak island seen from Uummannaq
Ikerasak island seen from Uummannaq
Ikerasak is located in Greenland
Ikerasak
Ikerasak
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 70°30′10″N 51°18′10″W / 70.50278°N 51.30278°W / 70.50278; -51.30278Coordinates: 70°30′10″N 51°18′10″W / 70.50278°N 51.30278°W / 70.50278; -51.30278
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup-coat-of-arms.svg Qaasuitsup
Population (2010)
 • Total 238
Time zone UTC-03
Postal code 3961 Uummannaq

Ikerasak is a village in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland. It had 238 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ikerasak is located approximately 45 km southeast from Uummannaq, at the southeastern end of Ikerasak Island in the northwestern part of Ikerasak Fjord, where it widens into the inner part of Uummannaq Fjord.[2]

Transport[edit]

Air Greenland serves the village as part of government contract, with flights between Ikerasak Heliport and Uummannaq Heliport.[3]

Population[edit]

The population of Ikerasak has fluctuated over the last two decades, slightly decreasing in the last several years.[4]

Ikerasak population dynamics
Ikerasak population growth dynamics in the last two decades. Source: Statistics Greenland[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Greenland (Danish)
  2. ^ Tage Schjøtt, Denmark. Nuussuaq (Map) (1992 ed.).
  3. ^ "Booking system". Air Greenland. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Statistics Greenland