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Ammassivik - Sletten

Ammassivik (old spelling: Angmagssivik) (IATA: QUW) is a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. The modern name is the Kalaallisut for "Plain". Its population was 74 in 2010. The settlement was founded in 1889 as Sletten. In 1899, a school – the Isak Lundip atuarfia – was built in the settlement by Danish missionaries. The school had 6 students in 2005. In 1922, the settlement became a trading centre. Until December 31, 2008, the settlement belonged to the Nanortalik municipality. Since January 1, 2009, the settlement has been part of the Kujalleq municipality, when the former municipalities of Qaqortoq, Narsaq, and Nanortalik ceased to exist as administrative entities. Source: Wikipedia

For further information (in Danish) see also the Danish Geodata Agency: Den grønlandske Havnelods.

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