Greenland flag information
Description flag of Greenland
two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and red with a large disk slightly to the hoist side of center - the top half of the disk is red the bottom half is white
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Kalaallit Nunaat (short)
Greenlander(s) (noun) Kalaallit Nunaat (adjective)
Greenlandic (East Inuit), Danish, English
parliamentary democracy within a constitutional monarchy
57,564 ranked 209, (data 2008)
dominates North Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe; sparse population confined to small settlements along coast; close to one-quarter of the population lives in the capital, Nuuk; world's second largest ice cap. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 44,087 km.
3 districts (landsdele); Avannaa (Nordgronland), Tunu (Ostgronland), Kitaa (Vestgronland)
there are 18 municipalities in Greenland
none (extensive self-rule as part of the Kingdom of Denmark; foreign affairs is the responsibility of Denmark, but Greenland actively participates in international agreements relating to Greenland)