Ikerasak

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Ikerasak
Ikerasak island seen from Uummannaq
Ikerasak island seen from Uummannaq
Ikerasak is located in Greenland
Ikerasak
Ikerasak
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 70°30′10″N 51°18′10″W / 70.50278°N 51.30278°W / 70.50278; -51.30278Coordinates: 70°30′10″N 51°18′10″W / 70.50278°N 51.30278°W / 70.50278; -51.30278
State Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country Greenland
MunicipalityAvannaata
Population
 (2010)
 • Total238
Time zoneUTC-03
Postal code
3961 Uummannaq

Ikerasak is a village in the Avannaata municipality in western Greenland. It had 238 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ikerasak is located approximately 45 km southeast from Uummannaq, at the southeastern end of Ikerasak Island in the northwestern part of Ikerasak Fjord, where it widens into the inner part of Uummannaq Fjord.[2]

Transport[edit]

Air Greenland serves the village as part of government contract, with flights between Ikerasak Heliport and Uummannaq Heliport.[3]

Population[edit]

The population of Ikerasak has fluctuated over the last two decades, slightly decreasing in the last several years.[4]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Greenland Archived 2011-08-12 at the Wayback Machine (in Danish)
  2. ^ Nuussuaq (Map) (1992 ed.). Tage Schjøtt, Denmark.
  3. ^ "Booking system". Air Greenland. Archived from the original on 22 April 2010. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  4. ^ a b Statistics Greenland Archived 2011-08-12 at the Wayback Machine