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Greenland Latitude and Longitude

The latitude for Greenland is: 71.706936 and the longitude is: -42.604303000000016.

Greenland Latitude: 71.706936
Greenland Longitude: -42.604303000000016
Latitude DMS: 71°42'24.97"N
Longitude DMS: 42°36'15.49"W
UTM Easting: 583,907.80
UTM Northing: 7,957,910.02
UTM Zone: 23W
Geohash: gh9xytb7pv9n
Position from Earth's Center: NNW
Elevation: 2893 Meters (9491.47 Feet)
Type: Country
Landlocked: No
Country: Greenland
Country Code: GL
Country Code Alpha-3: GRL
Country Continent: North America
Continent Region: Northern America
Time Zone: America/Godthab
Time Zone Abbreviation: -02
Daylight Saving Time: Yes
UTC/GMT Difference: -02:00
Current Time: Thursday July 18th 3:56pm

Greenland Summary

Greenland is located in the continent of North America, NW of Akureyri, Iceland (see coordinates for Iceland); WSW of Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (see coordinates for Svalbard and Jan Mayen) and NW of Torshavn, Faroe Islands (see coordinates for Faroe Islands).

The capital of Greenland is Nuuk. Greenland is self-governing and has control over most domestic matters yet Denmark is responsible for foreign affairs, military defense and currency. Kalaallisut "kalaallisut" is the main language of the country. Danish and English is also spoken.

Points of interest in Greenland:

  • Vor Frelsers Kirke, Nuuk, Greenland

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Now that you know the location, you might also be interested in knowing the land elevation or altitude, for details see elevation for Greenland.

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