Monday, August 13, 2012

A postcard from Greenland: the National Museum

Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark. It is, by area, the world's largest island. With a population of 56,749 (2012 estimate) it is the least densely populated dependency or country in the world.

The Greenland National Museum was established in the mid-1960'ies as one of the first museums in Greenland. The museum has nation-wide obligations within archaeology, recent history, art, and handicrafts. The museum maintains the central files about preserved ruins, graveyards, buildings etc. and participate in nature conservation and townplanning.

Europa 2012 stamp: visit Greenland

(Thx Rod!)


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