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Nuuk

 (no͝ok) or Godt·håb (gôt′hôp′)
The capital and largest town of Greenland, in the southwest part of the island on an inlet of the Labrador Sea. The town was founded in 1721 by a Norwegian missionary.
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Nuuk

(nuːk)
n
(Placename) the capital of Greenland, in the southwest: the oldest Danish settlement in Greenland, founded in 1721. Pop: 14 350 (2004 est). Danish name (official name until 1979): Godthaab
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A thousand miles away from the capital Nuuk, they have survived in this remote corner by following ancient ways of life, using kayaks and harpoons to hunt narwhal in the summer and travelling by dog sled in the winter.
The project will see the construction of an approximately 1,700km submarine cable from Nuuk, Greeenland to Iqaluit, another territory in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, going through the Davis Strait.
The State Department says in a letter to Congress that re-establishing a consulate in Nuuk is part of a broader plan to increase the US presence in the arctic.
Its 55,000 inhabitants -- of whom 17,000 reside in the capital Nuuk -- are more than 90 percent Inuit, an indigenous group from Central Asia.
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The capital, Nuuk, is usually the first port of call and there are direct flights there from both Reykjavik and Copenhagen.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SK, Copenhagen Kastrup) has divested its 37.5% stake in Air Greenland (GL, Nuuk) to the Government of Greenland, a move it described in a statement dated May 29 as "the result of several years of discussions and negotiations, ending an era of ownership which dates back over 50 years." SAS established the airline as GrA[cedilla]nlandsfly (GL, Nuuk) together with a former Danish mining company, Kryolitselskabet Aresund, in November 1960.
Last Night in Nuuk (translated from its original Danish by Anna Halager) delves deep within a culture most might be surprised to learn exists in her native country.
Aga Muhlach is out on a cold adventure in the capital of Greenland in 'Nuuk.'
Innaarsuit is located about 620 miles north of Nuuk, Greenland's capital and largest city.