Aerial panorama of Qaarsut
|State||Kingdom of Denmark|
|• Mayor||Ole Dorph|
|Postal code||3964 Qaarsut|
Qaarsut (old spelling: Kaersut) is a settlement in the Qaasuitsup municipality, in northwestern Greenland. It is situated on the northeastern shore of the Nuussuaq Peninsula. It had 196 inhabitants in 2010.
The first coal mine in Greenland operated between 1778 and 1924 in Qaarsuarsuit.
The population of Qaarsut has dropped by over 18 percent relative to the 2000 levels, reflecting a general trend in the region.
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