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Last verified: Friday, 21. February 2020 at 07:21 AM

Greenland Travel Advisory


Warning Level Icon Travelling Greenland is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 0.0 / 5

Travelling Greenland is (relatively) safe. We didn't detected any travel advisories from any source at this moment.

Regional Situation: 0.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Advice scoring history for Greenland

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Greenland.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Greenland from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 0.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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About Greenland

Greenland with its capital Nuuk (Godthåb) is a country in North America (Northern America), slightly more than three times the size of Texas (2,166,086 km²). The country is located Northern North America, island between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Canada. The climate can be described as arctic to subarctic; cool summers, cold winters. The landscape is flat to gradually sloping icecap covers all but a narrow, mountainous, barren, rocky coast. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Nuuk (Godthåb)
Population less than one million
Size 2.166.086 km²
Size comparable to slightly more than three times the size of Texas
Common languages Danish, English, Kalaallisut
Currency Krone (short: DKK)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +299
Internet Top Level Domain .gl
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 GL
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 GRL
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 304

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Greenland is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • including whaling and seal hunting
  • preservation of the Inuit traditional way of life
  • protection of the arctic environment

Natural hazzards

  • continuous permafrost over northern two-thirds of the island

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Greenland. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.


  1. anorthosite
  2. fish processing
  3. gold
  4. Greenland halibut
  5. handicrafts
  6. hides
  7. mainly shrimp
  8. ruby mining
  9. skins
  10. small shipyards

Agriculture products

  1. cow
  2. fish
  3. reindeer
  4. sheep

Greenlandic Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Greenland.

Export products

  1. fish
  2. fish products

Import products

  1. food
  2. machinery
  3. manufactured goods
  4. petroleum products
  5. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Greenland?

Greenland is currently rated at 0,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 0 official sources. Travelling Greenland is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Greenland in 2020?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Greenland.

How many travel advisories do you know for Greenland?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 0 individual sources for Greenland.

What is the size of Greenland?

Greenland has a size of 2,166,086 km² or 836,330 mi² which is slightly more than three times the size of Texas.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.