Sermersooq (Greenlandic: [seʁmeʁsoːq̚], place of much ice, Danish: sted med meget is) is the most populous municipality of Greenland. Its capital and largest city is Nuuk, also the capital and largest city of Greenland. It was created on 1 January 2009 and is made of five municipalities.
Location of Sermersooq within Greenland
|Coordinates (Sermersooq Commune): Coordinates:|
|State||Kingdom of Denmark|
|Established||1 January 2009|
|• Mayor||Asii Chemnitz Narup (Inuit Ataqatigiit)|
|• Total||531,900 km2 (205,400 sq mi)|
|• Density||0.041/km2 (0.11/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-03, UTC-01|
|ISO 3166 code||GL-SM|
Sermersooq borders the Labrador Sea to the west and the Denmark Strait to the east. It borders the municipalities of Kujalleq, Qeqqata, Qeqertalik and Avanaata. To the north is Northeast Greenland National Park.
- Sermersooq Municipality: Administration Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine
- "Welcome to Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq". Sermersooq Municipality, Official Website. Archived from the original on 18 February 2011. Retrieved 16 July 2010.
- Greenland in Figures 2013 (PDF). Statistics Greenland. ISBN 978-87-986787-7-9. ISSN 1602-5709. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
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