Prayer times in Greenland
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Payer Times for Cities in Greenland
Greenland, with its stark beauty and epic ice scapes, is the world's largest island located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans. Although politically and historically connected with Europe, Greenland is geographically a part of the continent of North America. Nuuk is the capital and largest city, renowned for its vibrant arts scene and National Museum. The official language is Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), though Danish and English are also spoken widely. The country spans an area of 2.16 million square kilometers, most of which is covered by the only contemporary ice sheet outside of Antarctica. The population of Greenland is tiny, hovering around 56,000, and primarily comprises the Inuit people who have a rich history dating back thousands of years. Due to the country's extreme northern location, the climate is Arctic to subarctic, with cool summers and cold winters. Greenland's economy is highly dependent on fishing and fish exports, with tourism being another significant contributor. The culture of Greenland has a strong Inuit influence, noticeable in its traditional music, art, and folklore. The island has been inhabited by indigenous peoples since 2500 BC, with a history of Norse colonization, and later Danish rule. Although still part of the Kingdom of Denmark, Greenland was granted self-government in 2009, and today, the island is slowly gaining more autonomy.