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Godthåb

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Godthåb (pop. 11,200; Greenlandic: Nuuk), capital city of Greenland, located on the southwestern shore of the island, on Davis Strait. The harbor is icefree in winter and fishing, canning, smoking, and drying fish are the main industries. Europeans first settled near Godthåb in the 11th century.

See also: Greenland.

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