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Aatsitassalerinermut Allaffik [Mineral Resources Office, Greenland Government]

[Mineral Resources Office, Greenland Government]
Address: PO Box 1015, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-23000
Fax: +299-24302
Year of foundation: 1994
Activities: Provides information to Greenland Government and Greenlandic communities relating to minerals prospecting and development; and to mining and oil companies concerning operating conditions in Greenland. See also Minerals Resources Administration for Greenland.

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Arctic Station

Address: DK-3953 Qeqertarsuaq/Godhavn
Telephone: +45-1-35-322160
Fax: +45-1-33-139104
Year of foundation: 1906
Activities: Research institute under the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Copenhagen. The major research fields are botany, zoology, geomorphology and geology. Library.
Publications: Danish Arctic Station on Disko Island, Greenland. Publications (1967-) [continues Dansk Arktisk Station paa Disko. Arbejder (1910?-67)]

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Forsoegstationen 'Upernaviarsuk' [Experimental Station 'Uper']

[Experimental Station 'Uper']
Address: PO Box 152, DK-3920, Qaqortoq
Telephone: +299-38006
Fax: +299-38006
Activities: Independent research station study potential for sheep rearing, fodder crops and gardening in a polar environment.

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Greenland Home Rule Government

Website: www.gh.gl
Address: PO Box 1015, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-23000
Fax: +299-25002
Year of foundation: 1979
Activities: Set up under the Home Rule Act (1978) to legislate and govern all of Greenland's internal affairs within the Kingdom of Denmark.

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Greenland Technological Society

Activities: [Sister organization to Danish Society for Arctic Technology]

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Greenland Tourism a/s

Address: Head Office, PO Box 1552, Hans Egdesvej 29, #DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +45-33-136975
Fax: +45-33-933883
Year of foundation: 1992
Activities: Wholly owned by the Greenland Home-Rule Government with responsibilities for the development and organization of the tourist industry.
Publications: Travel News from Greenland (1995-, 4pa); tourist brochures.

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Greenlandic Medical Association

Address: Nanortalik Sygehus, DK-3922 Nanortalik
Telephone: +299-33211
Fax: +299-33512
Activities: organizes Nuna Med conferences (1991-, every three years)

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Greenlandic Place Names Committee

Address: PO Box 1029, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab

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Groenlands Fiskeriundersoegelser (GF) [Greenland Fisheries Research Institute (GFRI)]

[Greenland Fisheries Research Institute (GFRI)]
Address: PO Box 570, 3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +45-31-854444
Fax: +45-35-821850
Year of foundation: 1946
Activities: Fisheries science and biology of marine mammals, fish and invertebrates.

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Groenlands Forundersoegelser / Misissueqqaarnerit [Greenland Field Investigations]

[Greenland Field Investigations]
Address: Head Office, Mestervej 8, PO Box 1003, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +45-31-383055
Fax: +45-35-430830
Year of foundation: 1961 [formerly part of the Technical Organization of Greenland]
Activities: Has primary responsibility for the collection of hydrological and climatological data in Greenland. Also responsible for surveying and mapping activities.
Publications: Klima-Info (1992-, 13pa)

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Groenlandsbanken A/S [Bank of Greenland]

[Bank of Greenland]
Address: 29 Skibshavnsvej, PO Box 1033, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-21380
Fax: +299-23032
Activities: In addition to Nuuk, has branches at Sisimiut, Qaqortoq, Ilulissat, Maniitsoq and Nuussuaq.

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Groenlandsfly A/S [Greenlandair Charter A/S]

[Greenlandair Charter A/S]
Address: PO Box 1012, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-28-888
Fax: +299-27-288
Year of foundation: 1960
Activities: Charter airline operating out of Nuuk and Copenhagen.

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Ilisimatusarfik / The Greenland University

Website: http://chapman.sprl.db.erau.edu
Address: PO Box 279, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-24-566
Fax: +299-24-711
Year of foundation: 1984
Activities: Undergraduate- and Masters-level courses focusing on Greenland and the Arctic taught in 3 institutes: Greenlandic Language and Literature; History, Ethnology and Prehistory; and Administration and Economy.
Publications: Groenland Kultur- og Samfundsforskning (1992-, annual)

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Kalaallit Atuakkiortut [Greenlandic Authors' Society]

[Greenlandic Authors' Society]
Address: PO Box 43, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-23-475
Year of foundation: 1975

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Kalaallit Niuerfiat (KNI) [Greenland Trade]

[Greenland Trade]
Address: PO Box 1008, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Year of foundation: 1776 [Until 1985 Kongelige Groenlanske Handel (Royal Greenland Trading Company)]
Activities: Greenland-owned company now divided into three independent companies: KNI Service Inc, KNI Retail Inc. and Royal Arctic Line Inc. (the latter is a shipping company owned jointly with Lauritzen).

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Kalaallit Nunaanni Angalatitsivik / Groenlands Rejsebureau A/S [Greenland Travel]

[Greenland Travel]
Address: PO Box 330, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-43-455
Fax: +299-23-369
Activities: Greenlandic-owned and based travel agency. Other branches are in Ilulissat/Jakobshavn and Copenhagen.

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Kalaallit Nunaanni Naatsorsueqqissaartarfik / Groenlands Statistisk [Greenland Statistics]

[Greenland Statistics]
Website: www.statgreen.gl
Address: PO Box 1025, DK-3900, Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-23-000
Fax: +299-22-954
Year of foundation: 1989
Publications: Greenland - Kalaallit Nunaat (1991-, annual); also, other statistical series and reports.

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Kalallit Nunaat Aalisartut Pinartullu Kattufiat (KNAPK) [Greenland Association of Fishermen and Hunters]

[Greenland Association of Fishermen and Hunters]

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Kangerlussuaq International Science Support (KISS)

Website: www.greenland-guide.dk/kangerlussuaq
Address: PO Box 109, DK-3910 Kangerlussuaq
Telephone: +299-11107
Fax: +299-11472
Year of foundation: 1994
Activities: Provides accommodation, laboratories, offices and other facilities for researchers. Booking available through the Danish Polar Center.

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Nuna-Tek

Website: www.statgreen.gl/english/yearbook/chr-1990.html
Address: PO Box 1044, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-24-466
Year of foundation: 1951 [formerly Technical Organization of Greenland]

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Nunani Avannarlerni Piorsarsimassutsikkut Attaveqaat (NAPA) / Nordens Institut i Groenland [Nordic Institute in Greenland]

[Nordic Institute in Greenland]
Address: PO Box 770, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-24733
Fax: +299-25733
Year of foundation: 1986
Activities: Financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers to promote Greenlandic art and cultural life and to foster inter-Nordic cultural relations in all fields.

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Royal Arctic Line A/S

Website: www.ral.gl
Address: Head Office, PO Box 1580, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Telephone: +299-22420
Fax: +299-22450
Year of foundation: 1993
Activities: Set up by J. Lauritzen and the Greenland Government through Kalaallit Niuerfiat to operate ice-strengthened shipping providing regular services to Greenland ports and linking Greenland, Iceland and Denmark.

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Simerneq

Address: PO Box 1009, DK-3900 Nuuk/Godthaab
Year of foundation: 1979
Activities: Artists' society organizing exhibitions of works by members (Spring exhibition) and others (Autumn exhibition).

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