Commonwealth of Dominica

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


AREA AND POPULATION. Area 2,175,600 sq. km (840,000 sq. miles), made up of 1,833,900 sq. km of ice cap and 341,700 sq. km of ice-free land. The population, 1 Jan. 1980, numbered 49,773; West Greenland, 44,475; East Greenland, 3,104; North Greenland (Thule), 771, and 1,423 not belonging to any specific municipality. Of the total, 8.826 were born outside Greenland. Capital, Godthaab (1980, estimate) 9,077.

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  • John Paxton

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