National Symbols of Greenland

Greenland is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Canada, . The capital of Greenland is Nuuk.

The official language is Greenlandic and the Danish krone is the currency of the Greenland. The domain is .gl and the country code is +299.

National day is celebrated on 21 Jun 1983. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Greenland is no exception.

In Greenland, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Greenlandic people. Greenlandic coffee is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Greenland. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Greenlandic symbol.

The country was founded by Erik the Red. and Múte Bourup Egede is the Prime Minister.

In Greenland the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E, F, K. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Greenlandic national anthem was written by Henrik Lund and composed by Jonathan Petersen.

Country information

Former name(s) Kalaallit Nunaat ("land of the Kalaallit")
Official name(s) Greenland
Alternative name(s) Kalaallit Nunaat ("land of the Kalaallit")
Regional location Northern North America, island between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Canada
Country name etymology The name Greenland comes from Scandinavian settlers.
Climate Arctic to subarctic; cool summers, cold winters
Terrain Flat to gradually sloping icecap covers all but a narrow, mountainous, barren, rocky coast
Population 56,367
National Day 21 Jun 1983
Language(s) Greenlandic
Religion Christianity
Country code +299
Literacy rate 100%
Currency Danish krone
Capital city Nuuk
Domain(TLD) .gl
Ethnicity Danish, Nordic
Head of government Premier
Nationality Greenlandic
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 2,166,086 km2 (836,330 sq mi)
Timezone UTC±00:00 to UTC-04:00
Average elevation 1,792 m (5,879 ft)
Coastline 44,087 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Greenland

Flag map of Greenland

Motto of Greenland

No official motto

National animal of Greenland

The National animal of Greenland is White polar bear

National Animal of Greenland - White polar bear

National flower of Greenland

The National flower of Greenland is Dwarf Fireweed. Botanical name is Chamerion Latifolium.

National flower of Greenland - Dwarf Fireweed

National bird of Greenland

The National bird of Greenland is White-tailed eagle

National bird of Greenland - White-tailed eagle

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Neighbouring countries of Greenland

Greenlandic Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Love is one-eyed, hate is blind.

Eggs and oaths are easily broken.

No one gets into trouble without his own help.

It is good to lend to God and the soil; they pay good interest.

No one can be caught in places he does not visit.

What you are is God’s gift to you what you do with yourself is your gift to God.

Great men’s requests are commands.

God feeds the birds that use their wings.

He who doesn’t open his eyes when he buys must still open his purse to pay.

Better the child cry, than the mother sigh.

If you would live healthy, be old early.

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