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Alluitsoq Cruises

Nanortalik is the tenth biggest town of Greenland and is located at 60' °08'²31'³N, 45' °14'²36'³W on a small island (also called Nanortalik) roughly 100 km from the southern tip of Greenland.Nanortalik is also the administrative center of Municipality of Nanortalik which encompasses about 15,000 km2 (5,790 mi2) around the southern tip of Greenland. The town itself has 1564 inhabitants (January 2005), and the entire municipality has 2389 inhabitants with the rest living in the settlements of Narsarmijit (Frederiksdal), Alluitsup Paa (Sydpreven), Tasiusaq, Aappilattoq, Ammassivik as well as these settlements with no more than 20 inhabitants each: Saputit, Nalasut, Nuugaarsuk, Akuliaruseq, Qallimiut, Qorlortorsuaq, Alluitsoq, and the weather station Ikerasassuaq. The name Nanortalik means "place of polar bears".