Saattut

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Saattut
Saattut is located in Greenland
Saattut
Saattut
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 70°48′42″N 51°38′00″W / 70.81167°N 51.63333°W / 70.81167; -51.63333Coordinates: 70°48′42″N 51°38′00″W / 70.81167°N 51.63333°W / 70.81167; -51.63333
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup-coat-of-arms.svg Qaasuitsup
Population (2010)
 • Total 212
Time zone UTC-03
Postal code 3961 Uummannaq

Saattut (old spelling: Sâtut) (IATA: SAE) is a settlement in the Qaasuitsup municipality, in northwestern Greenland, Located on a small Saattut Island, southeast of Appat Island and northeast of Uummannaq in the Uummannaq Fjord system, the settlement had 212 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Transport[edit]

Air Greenland serves the village as part of government contract, with mostly cargo helicopter flights from Saattut Heliport to Ikerasak and Uummannaq.

Population[edit]

The population of Saattut has dropped by nearly a quarter relative to the 2000 levels, reflecting a general trend in the region.[2]

Saattut population dynamics
Saattut population growth dynamics in the last two decades. Source: Statistics Greenland[2]

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