Kitaa

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Map of west Greenland.

Kitaa, originally Vestgrønland ("West Greenland"), is a former county (amt) of Greenland. It was by far the most populated, being home to almost 90% of the total population. The county seat was the Greenlandic capital, Nuuk.

It is bordered in the west by the Baffin Bay, Davis Strait, Labrador Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. To the east lies Tunu.

All but three of the island territory's municipalities were located in West Greenland. These were (in geographical order, from south to north):

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Coordinates: 68°00′N 52°00′W / 68.000°N 52.000°W / 68.000; -52.000