Physical Planning in Greenland
The population of Greenland is about 55,000, and 86% are Greenlanders. There are 79 inhabited places, divided into 18 towns (villages) and 61 settlements. In southern Greenland there are furthermore a number of sheep-breeders settlements with less than 10 inhabitants each. By far the largest part of the population lives in the towns and settlements on the west coast of Greenland, about 50,000 persons. Nearly 40% of the population lives in the towns of Nuuk, Sisimiut and Ilulissat. In East Greenland there are 3,500 and in North Greenland 900 inhabitants. Finally, less than 1,000 persons live at airports, weather stations, etc. 80% of the population lives in the towns and 20% in the settlements.
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