Capital: Nuuk

Population: 56,922 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Danish Krone (DKK)

Official Languages: Greenlandic (East Inuit), Danish

Unofficial Languages: English and other minority languages

Main Religions: Christianity, and other traditional, inuit beliefs

Ethnic Groups: Danish, Inuit, and others

Largest Cities: Nuuk, Sisimiut, Ilulissat, Qaqortoq

Main Sport: Football, Skiing, Handball

Political System: Parliamentary Democracy; Constitutional Monarchy (of Denmark)

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter (March 27-28)

Ascension Day (May 5)

Whit Monday and General Prayer Day (May 16)

National Day (June 21)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)

New Year’s Eve (December 31)

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