Kangerluk

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Kangerluk
Kangerluk is located in Greenland
Kangerluk
Kangerluk
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 69°29′04″N 53°56′55″W / 69.48444°N 53.94861°W / 69.48444; -53.94861Coordinates: 69°29′04″N 53°56′55″W / 69.48444°N 53.94861°W / 69.48444; -53.94861
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup-coat-of-arms.svg Qaasuitsup
Population (2010)
 • Total 33
Time zone UTC-03
Postal code 3953 Qeqertarsuaq

Kangerluk (old spelling: Kangerdluk), also called Diskofjord, is a settlement in the Qaasuitsup municipality, in western Greenland, located on the southwestern shore of Disko Island. It had 33 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Population[edit]

Kangerluk is rapidly depopulating, having lost more than half of its population relative to the 2000 levels.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Greenland Archived 2011-08-12 at the Wayback Machine. (in Danish)
  2. ^ a b Statistics Greenland Archived 2011-08-12 at the Wayback Machine.