Special Sub-Topic: Great Greenland
|What is the approximate population of Greenland?|
56,000. Greenland is made up mostly of Greenlanders (88%), and Danish residents (12%).
|What country is Greenland part of?|
Denmark. Although Greenland is still part of Denmark, in 1978, they were granted self-government.
|About how much of Greenland is covered by glaciers?|
85%. Since Greenland has so much area covered in ice, only some parts of the country are habitable.
|What ocean(s) does Greenland touch?|
Atlantic and Arctic. Greenland is located to the north-east of Canada.
|What is Greenland's southernmost municipal area?|
Nanortalik. Nanortalik has a population of about 2,700 people, and is home to many fjords, including the Tasermuit fjord, a beautiful place with large, rugged mountains.
|What is the capital of Greenland?|
Nuuk & Godthab. Nuuk has a population of about 13,500 people making it not only the capital of Greenland, but also the largest municipality in the country.
|What is Greenland's currency?|
krone. Due to the country being part of Denmark, Greenland kept the Danish krone.
|What is Greenland's highest point?|
Grunnbjorn. Mt. Grunnbjorn rises to 3,700 m.
|True or False: Greenland is the largest non-continental island in the world.|
true. Greenland, with an area of 2,166,086 sq. km makes it very large for an island that is not considered a continent.
|Greenland is covered in ice and in some places, it can get up to how many km. thick?|
3. Although Greenland is still covered in so much ice, the glaciers are in danger of melting entirely, due to global warming. If this happens, the oceans will rise dramatically, eventually flooding coastal cities. I hope you enjoyed my quiz.
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