Travel Information for Greenland
Time zone:GMT -3 (Greenland standard time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Greenlandic, Danish Other languages:    English
Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)

1 = kr7.44, $1 = kr6.67, £1 = kr8.87

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.glInternational Dialling Code:    299

For help planning your trip to Greenland including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Greenland trip planning page.

Further information on Greenland

Discover more about Greenland - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of greenland

Total area: 2,166,086 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 44,087 km (Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Greenland Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Gunnbjorn (3,700m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Greenland from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

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Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of Denmark

Population: 57,728     Density: 0.02 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: Greenlander 88% (Inuit and Greenland-born whites), Danish and others 12% (2000)

Religions: Evangelical Lutheran

GDP (PPP): $2.13 billion       GDP per capita: $38,400

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.