Kuummiit

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Kuummiit
Kuummiut
Kuummiit is located in Greenland
Kuummiit
Kuummiit
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 65°51′55″N 37°00′30″W / 65.86528°N 37.00833°W / 65.86528; -37.00833Coordinates: 65°51′55″N 37°00′30″W / 65.86528°N 37.00833°W / 65.86528; -37.00833
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Sermersooq-coat-of-arms.png Sermersooq
Founded 1915
Government[2]
 • Mayor Anders Sanimuinnaq
Population (2013)
 • Total 331[1]
Time zone UTC-03
Postal code 3913 Tasiilaq

Kuummiit (Kalaallisut: Kuummiut) is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in southeastern Greenland. Founded in 1915, it had 331 inhabitants in 2013.[1]

Geography[edit]

The settlement is located on the eastern shore of the Ammassalik Fjord,[3] approximately 40 km (25 mi) to the northeast of Tasiilaq and 34 km (21 mi) to the north of Kulusuk.

Population[edit]

The population of Kuummiit has decreased by more than 27% relative to its 1990 level and almost 15% relative to its 2000 level.[1]

Kuummiit population dynamics
Kuummiit population growth dynamics, 1991-2010. Source: Statistics Greenland[1]

Transports[edit]

The settlement is served by the Kuummiit Heliport (IATA: KUZICAO: BGKM).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Statistics Greenland, Population in localities
  2. ^ Sermersooq Municipality (Danish)
  3. ^ Greenland Tourism a/s. Vandrekort Vestgrønland: Tasiilaq/Kulusuk (Map). Cartography by Compukort, Denmark (1996 ed.).

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