Sisimiut

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Sisimiut

Sisimiut (sĭsˈĭmyo͞otˌ), formerly Holsteinsborg (hôlˈstānsbôrˌ), town (1996 pop. 5,117), Sisimiut dist., W Greenland. The second largest town in Greenland, it is a fishing center with a modern canning factory and several shipyards.
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The first Christmas tree in Denmark was lit in 1808 at the Holsteinsborg property in Sealand (Sjaelland in Danish).
Local identity and history of a Greenlandic town: The making of the town of Sisimiut (Holsteinsborg) from the 18th to the 20th century.