Nutaarmiut

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Nutaarmiut
Nutaarmiut
Nutaarmiut
Nutaarmiut is located in Greenland
Nutaarmiut
Nutaarmiut
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 73°31′8″N 56°25′35″W / 73.51889°N 56.42639°W / 73.51889; -56.42639Coordinates: 73°31′8″N 56°25′35″W / 73.51889°N 56.42639°W / 73.51889; -56.42639
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup-coat-of-arms.svg Qaasuitsup
Population (2010)
 • Total 36
Time zone UTC-03
Postal code 3962 Upernavik

Nutaarmiut (old spelling: Nutârmiut) is an island settlement in the Qaasuitsup municipality, in northwestern Greenland. It had 36 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Upernavik Archipelago[edit]

Main article: Upernavik Archipelago
Sketch map of the Upernavik Archipelago on the Baffin Bay coast of northwestern Greenland
Nutaarmiut within the Upernavik Archipelago

Nutaarmiut is located within Upernavik Archipelago, a vast archipelago of small islands on the coast of northeastern Baffin Bay. The archipelago extends from the northwestern coast of Sigguup Nunaa peninsula in the south at approximately 71°50′N 56°00′W / 71.833°N 56.000°W / 71.833; -56.000[2] to the southern end of Melville Bay (Greenlandic: Qimusseriarsuaq) in the north at approximately 74°50′N 57°30′W / 74.833°N 57.500°W / 74.833; -57.500.[3]

Population[edit]

The population of Nutaarmiut has decreased by over a 40 percent relative to the 1990 levels, and has been steadily decreasing in the 2000s.[4]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Greenland (Danish)
  2. ^ Nunavik, Saga Map, 1:250.000, Tage Schjøtt, 1992
  3. ^ Upernavik Avannarleq, Saga Map, 1:250.000, Tage Schjøtt, 1992
  4. ^ a b Statistics Greenland