Julianehåb,Greenland: see QaqortoqQaqortoq
, formerly Julianehåb
, town (1996 pop. 3,176), Qaqortoq dist., SW Greenland. It is a fishing port with canneries. Sheep raising, meatpacking, and sealing are other significant industries.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city and port in southwestern Greenland. Population, 3,300 (1971). Fish and shrimp are caught and canned. The city was founded in the 18th century.
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