Uummannaq “heart-shaped” mountain raising sharply with 1175 meters just behind the town with 1310 inhabitants is a town in north – west Greenland in Avannaata municipality. You can find the island with 12 square km, 460 km north of the Arctic Circle. Position 70º 40’N 52º 08′ W. That means the sun never sets down for 2 months during the summer. Midnight sun is from April – August.
Uummannaq has 2 grocery shops, lumber yard, furniture / fishing gear shop, small shops for clothing / toys etc, takeaway / Café, bar, gem, school, fishing fabric, etc.
If you want to experience the real Greenland come to Uummannaq. Majestic surroundings, harsh natur with more than 2000 meters high vertical mountains, rare vegetation, more than 10 glaciers and many icebergs. And a population has lived generation after generation of hunting and fishing with a boat and by dogsledding is just the natural parts of their life. Here you will find hospitality, a sens of humor and respect for nature around them.