Colony of Greenland (1950–1953)

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Colony of Greenland
Kalaallit Nunaat
Grønland
Colony of Denmark

 

1950–1953
Flag Coat of arms
Flag of Denmark Coat of arms
Capital Godthaab
Government Monarchy
Colony
King
 •  1950–1953 Frederick IX
Governor
 •  1950–1953 Poul Hugo Lundsteen
Historical era Cold War
 •  Unification of North Greenland and South Greenland. 1950
 •  Greenland established as a County of Denmark. 5 June 1953

From 1950 to 1953, When North Greenland and South Greenland were united, Greenland was a Colony of Denmark with one governor.[1] In 1953 Greenland was made an equal part of Denmark as a Amt (country subdivision).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)". World Statesmen. Retrieved 30 June 2016.