Kangerluarsoruseq

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Not to be confused with Kangerlussuaq.
Kangerluarsoruseq
Kangerluarsoruseq is located in Greenland
Kangerluarsoruseq
Kangerluarsoruseq
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 63°41′51″N 51°32′43″W / 63.69750°N 51.54528°W / 63.69750; -51.54528Coordinates: 63°41′51″N 51°32′43″W / 63.69750°N 51.54528°W / 63.69750; -51.54528
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Sermersooq-coat-of-arms.png Sermersooq
Founded 1927
Abandoned 2009
Time zone UTC-03

Kangerluarsoruseq (old spelling: Kangerdluarssoruseq) is a former settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in southwestern Greenland. The village is situated about 50 km south of Nuuk. The fishing port was formerly known by the Danish official name, Færingehavn. [1]

History[edit]

Kangerluarsoruseq was founded in 1927 by Faroese fishermen as Føroyingahavnin. Use of the site as a fishing port ending during the 1990s. The village was abandoned in late 2009.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roger Pihl. "Færingehavn". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ Jóhan Heri Joensen (March 27, 2007). "Føroyingahavnin". fuglafjordur.com. Retrieved December 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Population in localities January 1.st by locality, age, gender and place of birth 1977-2013". Statistics Greenland. Retrieved 4 September 2013.