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Qaqortoq in the region of Kujalleq with it's 3,224 inhabitants is a town in Greenland - some 300 mi (or 484 km) South-East of Nuuk (Godthåb), the country's capital city.

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Current time in Qaqortoq is now 01:09 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "America / Godthab" with an UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Upernaviarsuk or Eqalugaarsuit. Since you are here already, make sure to check out and Qaqortoq. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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South Greenland

02:05 min ( February 21, 2012 by ILoveGreenland)
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Inspiration video about South Greenland. Music 'Infinitely You' by Simon Lynge

Aurora Borealis and the view from my bed...

03:08 min ( February 25, 2008 by Leif Larsen)
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Stopmotion with aurora borealis (Nordlys)Northern Light and the view on Qaqortoq city form my bedroom window

The Colours of South Greenland m4v

01:56 min ( April 02, 2010 by Hannu Toyryla)
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Pictures, view, colours of South Greenland

Boeing 757 Approach to Narsarsuaq

00:29 min ( May 22, 2009 by nakorsaq)
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Qaqortoq Museum

Qaqortoq Museum (Greenlandic: Kalaallit Nunaanni Katersugaasiviit) is a museum located in one of the oldest buildings of the town of Qaqortoq, Greenland. It is located in the former blacksmith's shop dated to 1804, made from yellow stone—located right by the main fountain square, and exhibits old inuit boats, hunting equipment, national dresses and Norse artifacts. The building itself is deemed culturally significant and is protected.

More reading: Qaqortoq Museum homepage
Located at 60.72, -46.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Ethnographic museums, Industrial buildings completed in 1804, Museums in Greenland, Qaqortoq


Qaqortoq, formerly Julianehåb, is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. With a population of 3,230 in 2011, it is the most populous town in southern Greenland and the fourth-largest town on the island.

More reading: Qaqortoq homepage
Located at 60.72, -46.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places established in 1774, Populated places in Greenland, Qaqortoq

Qaqortoq Hostel

Qaqortoq Hostel (also known as Siniffik Inn, "siniffik" is Greenlandic for "bed", to the locals simply known as "Heidis") is a privately run hostel in the town of Qaqortoq in south Greenland. The hostel was expanded in 2007 and now hosts a total of 38 beds, rivalling the major establishments in the area. It is one of only two Qaqortoq companies offering accommodations in the town, the other being Hotel Qaqortoq. The hostel is, despite its size, a major employer in the town.

More reading: Qaqortoq Hostel homepage
Located at 60.72, -46.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Hotels in Greenland, Qaqortoq


Saarloq is a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. Its population is 44 as of 2010. It is located on a small island with the same name off the Labrador Sea coast at approximately {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:60|32|15|N|46|01|33|W| | |name= }}, at the mouth of the Qaqortoq Fjord, west of Alluitsup Paa and 20 km south of Qaqortoq.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.72, -46.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Greenland