Former name: Sukkertoppen
Founder: Anders Nordlænder Olsen
Coordinates: 650 50’ N 530 21’ W
Situated on an island in central west Greenland 250 km north of the capital Nuuk. Maniitsoq is the fourth largest town in Greenland with 2.800 inhabitants. Populated for more than 3.000-4.000 years by the Saqqaq culture.