Isertoq

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Isertoq
Isertoq is located in Greenland
Isertoq
Isertoq
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 65°32′55″N 38°58′30″W / 65.54861°N 38.97500°W / 65.54861; -38.97500Coordinates: 65°32′55″N 38°58′30″W / 65.54861°N 38.97500°W / 65.54861; -38.97500
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Sermersooq-coat-of-arms.png Sermersooq
Government[1]
 • Mayor Pele Maratse
Population (2010)
 • Total 93
Time zone UTC-03
Postal code 3913 Tasiilaq

Isertoq[2] (West Greenlandic: Isortoq) (IATA: IOQ) is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality, in southeastern Greenland. Its population was 93 in 2010.[3]

Population[edit]

The population of Isertoq has decreased by nearly half relative to the 1990 levels, and by 27 percent relative to the 2000 levels,[4] reflecting the depopulation of the nearby Kuummiit and Tiniteqilaaq.

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

Transport[edit]

During weekdays Air Greenland serves the village as part of government contract, with flights from Isortoq Heliport to Nuuk Airport and Kulusuk Airport.[5]

Related[edit]

An Arctic cargobike, Isortoq, is named for the truly remote character of Isertoq.[6]

During weekdays Air Greenland serves the village as part of government contract, with flights from Isortoq Heliport to Nuuk Airport and Kulusuk Airport.[5]

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