world's largest non-continental island, about 84% ice-capped, Greenland
was granted self-government in 1978 by the Danish parliament. The law
went into effect the following year. Denmark continues to exercise
control of Greenland's foreign affairs.
economy remains critically dependent on exports of fish and substantial
support from the Danish Government, which supplies about half of
government revenues. The public sector, including publicly owned
enterprises and the municipalities, plays the dominant role in the
economy. Despite several interesting hydrocarbon and minerals
exploration activities, it will take several years before production
can materialize. Tourism is the only sector offering any near-term
potential, and even this is limited due to a short season and high
Jan 1 - New Year's Day
Jan 6 - Epiphany (Three Kings Day - Afternoon only)
Mar 24* - Maundy Thursday
Mar 25* - Good Friday
Mar 28* - Easter Monday
Apr 22* - Great Prayer Day
Apr 16 - Birthday of the Queen
May 1 - International Labour Day
May 5* - Ascension
May 16* - Whit Monday
Jun 5 - Constitution Day
Jun 21 - National Day of Greenland
Dec 24 - Christmas Eve
Dec 25 - Christmas Day
Dec 26 - Boxing Day
Dec 31 - New Year's Eve
Ps: These festivals' date(* )given above are approximations which are subject to change every new year.
Country Code: 299
Outgoing International Code: 009
There are no area codes
CIA - The World Factbook - Greenland
website indicates a wide range of detail information about Greenland by
introducing under 8 different fields as its geography,people,
government, economy, communications, transportation, military,
is available to find Greenland's general outlook on the issues of its
social and business profile, passport/visa, money, accommodation,
government, duty free, health and so forth.
Greenland Yellow Pages
is available to find out category-wise listings of business in
Greenland, including the companies' telephone numbers and postal
There is available to find Greenland business, economic and political news sponsored by Topix.net.
Mbendi provide a wide range of sources about travelling to Greenland in terms of providing a travel directory for visitors.
indicates the business profile of Greenland that has stable, with a
relaxed, business-orientated environment and no restrictions on foreign
investment in Greenland.
Greenland Business Directory
This website offers a business directory giving a company description and contact information.
AdmiNet - Greenland
creates useful webpage for Greenland in order to provide information
about the structure of government as its ministries, institutions and
Embassy Listing For Greenland
There are listed the embassies of Greenland in abroad including the embassies' contact information.