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Greenland power plugs and sockets, telephones

Here a page dedicated to useful information for those who want to take a trip to Greenland. You will find what documents are needed to visit Greenland. What are and what level are the medical services. What are the power plugs and sockets used in Greenland. What is the currency used in Greenland and much more.

GREENLAND: DOCUMENTS

Documents: A passport is required for an European citizen to enter Greenland. Greenland is, like Norway and Iceland, part of the Schengen agreement, although it is not a member of the European Union. All travelers arriving in Greenland must have a valid passport and a deadline of not less than three months after their stay in Greenland. Children and minors must have their own personal passport.

For the documents needed to travel to Greenland we always recommend checking the country’s official website.

GREENLAND: HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE, AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Healthcare: As for Denmark, to receive medical care it is necessary to have the European Health Insurance Card. Medical and travel insurance is highly advisable.

GREENLAND: MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET

Telephones: The international dialling code for Greenland is: 00299.

Landline telephones are found in all post offices, from where you can call anywhere in the world.

Cell Phones in Greenland: The technology used in Greenland is GSM-900 UMTS. Signal coverage is limited to the main population centers only.

Mobile telephone operators: TELE Greenland

Internet: Hotspots are found in most large hotels so that you can access the Internet.

GREENLAND: POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS

Electricity: The electric current is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz.

Electrical plugs and sockets in Greenland: The power plugs and sockets used in Greenland are the same as those used in Denmark and the Faroe Islands, that is, they are those of type C, F, E and K. The power plugs and sockets C and F are like those used in many countries Europeans.

Electrical Socket Type C
Electrical Socket Type C
Electrical Socket Type F
Electrical Socket Type F
Electrical Socket Type E
Electrical Socket Type E
Electrical Socket Type K
Electrical Socket Type K

GREENLAND: CURRENCY AND BANKS

Currency: The currency of Greenland is the Danish Krone.

Banks: There are banks in all the main towns, and it is often possible to exchange money in hotels.

GREENLAND: TYPICAL PRODUCTS

Typical Products: The products of local craftsmanship such as tupilaks (statuettes of evil spirits) carved in wood, bone, animal teeth and soapstone (steatite). Other handicrafts such as figurines, of people or animals, carved in the narwhal tooth, in the reindeer horn or in soapstone (steatite).

ACCOMMODATIONS, APARTMENTS, B&B AND HOTELS

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