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Greenland is the world's largest non-continental island, in the far northeast of North America, largely within the Arctic Circle. Although it is still part of the Kingdom of Denmark, it was granted self-government effective in 1979, more recently it voted for more autonomy, in effect making it a separate country with formal ties to Denmark, and a member of the Nordic Council.
Ilulissat is a city in Western Greenland. Located in the Disco Bay just by the Icefjord, from which it has gotten its name, Ilulissat has one of the most beautiful settings for a great Greenlandic experience.
Western Greenland is a region of Greenland. Home to the capital, Nuuk, this is the part of Greenland that you would probably think of if you've only seen the stereotypical picture.
Kangerlussuaq is a settlement on the west coast of Greenland near the end of a fjord of the same name.
The Southern coast of Greenland is jokingly nicknamed "Sineriak Bananeqarfik" by the locals.
The East Coast of Greenland is not as densely inhabited as the West, and is thus more of an "off the beaten track" destination than the west.
The Far North of Greenland is sparsely inhabited and exceptionally cold.
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