Kuummiit

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Kuummiit
Kuummiut
Kuummiit is located in Greenland
Kuummiit
Kuummiit
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 65°51′55″N 37°00′30″W / 65.86528°N 37.00833°W / 65.86528; -37.00833Coordinates: 65°51′55″N 37°00′30″W / 65.86528°N 37.00833°W / 65.86528; -37.00833
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Sermersooq-coat-of-arms.png Sermersooq
Founded 1915
Government[2]
 • Mayor Anders Sanimuinnaq
Population (2013)
 • Total 331[1]
Time zone UTC-03
Postal code 3913 Tasiilaq

Kuummiit (Kalaallisut: Kuummiut) is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in southeastern Greenland. Founded in 1915, it had 331 inhabitants in 2013.[1]

Geography

The settlement is located on the eastern shore of the Ammassalik Fjord,[3] approximately 40 km (25 mi) to the northeast of Tasiilaq and 34 km (21 mi) to the north of Kulusuk.

Population

The population of Kuummiit has decreased by more than 27% relative to its 1990 level and almost 15% relative to its 2000 level.[1]

Kuummiit population dynamics
Kuummiit population growth dynamics, 1991-2010. Source: Statistics Greenland[1]

Transports

The settlement is served by the Kuummiit Heliport (IATA: KUZ, ICAO: BGKM).

References

  1. ^ a b c d Statistics Greenland, Population in localities
  2. ^ Sermersooq Municipality Archived 2010-05-06 at the Wayback Machine. (in Danish)
  3. ^ Vandrekort Vestgrønland: Tasiilaq/Kulusuk (Map) (1996 ed.). Cartography by Compukort, Denmark. Greenland Tourism a/s. 

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