Tiilerilaaq

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Tiilerilaaq
Wooden houses in Tiilerilaaq
Wooden houses in Tiilerilaaq
Tiilerilaaq is located in Greenland
Tiilerilaaq
Tiilerilaaq
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 65°53′20″N 37°46′45″W / 65.88889°N 37.77917°W / 65.88889; -37.77917Coordinates: 65°53′20″N 37°46′45″W / 65.88889°N 37.77917°W / 65.88889; -37.77917
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Greenland
Municipality Sermersooq-coat-of-arms.png Sermersooq
Government[1]
 • Mayor Pele Maratse
Population (2010)
 • Total 134
Time zone UTC-03
Postal code 3913 Tasiilaq

Tiilerilaaq[2] (West Greenlandic: Tiniteqilaaq, old spelling: Tiniteqilâq) (IATA: TQI) is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality, in southeastern Greenland. Its population was 134 in 2010.[3]

Population[edit]

The population of Tiilerilaaq has decreased by 30 percent relative to the 1990 levels, and by 8 percent relative to the 2000 levels,[4] reflecting the depopulation of the nearby Kuummiit and Isortoq.

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

Transport[edit]

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

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