Ikerasak
Ikerasak island seen from Uummannaq
Ikerasak island seen from Uummannaq
Ikerasak is located in Greenland
Ikerasak
Ikerasak
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 70°30′10″N 51°18′10″W / 70.50278°N 51.30278°W / 70.50278; -51.30278Coordinates: 70°30′10″N 51°18′10″W / 70.50278°N 51.30278°W / 70.50278; -51.30278
Sovereign state Kingdom of Denmark
Autonomous country Greenland
MunicipalityAvannaata
Population
 (2020)
 • Total233
Time zoneUTC-03
Postal code
3961 Uummannaq

Ikerasak(Greenlandic pronunciation: [ikɜʁasak]) is a village in the Avannaata municipality in western Greenland. It had 233 inhabitants in 2020.[1]

Geography

Ikerasak is located approximately 45 km southeast from Uummannaq, at the southeastern end of Ikerasak Island in the northwestern part of Ikerasak Fjord, where it widens into the inner part of Uummannaq Fjord.[2]

Transport

Air Greenland serves the village as part of government contract, with flights between Ikerasak Heliport and Uummannaq Heliport.[3]

Population

The population of Ikerasak has fluctuated over the last two decades, slightly decreasing in the last several years.[4]

Ikerasak population dynamics
Ikerasak population growth dynamics in the last two decades. Source: Statistics Greenland[4]

References

  1. ^ "Population by Localities". Statistical Greenland.
  2. ^ Nuussuaq (Map) (1992 ed.). Tage Schjøtt, Denmark.
  3. ^ "Booking system". Air Greenland. Archived from the original on 22 April 2010. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  4. ^ a b Statistics Greenland Archived 2011-08-12 at the Wayback Machine