Ilulissat

The city where the majority of the inhabitants are dogs. There are about 5.000 dogs and 4.500 people in ilulissat city. The dogs are used during the winter period as sled-dogs for hunting and for tourists.

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The city was founded in 1741 by Jakob Severin and named Jakobshavn, now ilulissat, meaning icebergs. World famous for its ice-fjord a few miles from the city. The ice-fjord has one of the most productive and fastest moving glaciers in the world. Moving at a amazing speed of 20-30 meter per day and braking off into to the fjord in a spectacular sight and sound. The ice-fjord is on the UNESCOs World Heritage List.

Ilulissat is popular for tourist who wants to see the combination of an ancient hunting culture and a modern society unfolding in one city. The city has a couple of nice hotels and the tour guides are well organized.

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