Savigsivik, Greenland

Savigsivik (Savissivik) is a settlement in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northern Greenland. Located on the northern shores of Melville Bay. It was on this island that the famous York meteorite provided the Inuit with a source of iron - until Peary removed it and sold it to an American museum.

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Oct
Currency – Danish krone (DKK)
Population – 66 approx
Language – Kalaalllisut, Danish
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code + 299

Travel Links – Air Greenland operates settlement flights to Qaanaaq Airport via Thule Air Base.[4] The twice-weekly flights are subsidized by the Government of Greenland. Transfers at the airbase are subject to access restrictions by the Danish Foreign Ministry.

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