If you asked someone what they know about Greenland, most people just say it is a damn cold country somewhere up in the north. In fact, Greenland is an amazing country boasting breathtaking natural beauties, numerous interesting primacies and a reputation of adventurersÂ´ paradise. Occupying a total area of well over 2 million square kilometers (almost 840,000 square miles), Greenland is the largest island in the world. However, its population of just 56,000 people makes it the worldÂ´s least densely populated country at the same time. Geographically belonging to North America but politically and culturally associated with Europe, Greenland is an astonishing country that you absolutely have to visit and these 25 things will prove it.
forum.schoolofdragons.com Talking about the Northeast Greenland National Park, we should also mention that Greenland is home to a wide range of animal species including polar bears, humpback whales, musk oxen, lemmings, walruses, rare Arctic wolves as well as about a hundred bird species.
theplanetd.com As incredible as it may sound, there are numerous hot springs in Greenland. In fact, there are hundreds of them scattered through the landscape. The most popular ones, located on the island of Uunartoq, provide natural bathtubs sitting at temperatures reaching up to 140 F (60 C).
www.greenland.com Another amazing experience that every animal lover will enjoy is definitely dog sledding. Many tourists guides say dog sledding is by far the best way to explore and experience the unique Arctic nature. Contrary to other Arctic locations, dog sledding in Greenland is a way of life, by choice if not by necessity.
pixgood.com As a real winter wonderland boasting numerous great mountains and passable glaciers too, it is not surprising that Greenland is also heliskiersÂ´paradise. In fact, some even consider Greenland the place where this adrenaline sport was born.