Former name: Sukkertoppen
Founder: Anders Olsen
Coordinates: 650 25’ N 520 54’ W
Population: 2.530 (2014)
Kangaamiut, originally named Sukkertoppen and founded in 1755 by Anders Nordlænder Olsen. The settlement was in 1783 moved 50 km further south to where Maniitsoq is now located. But few settlers remained in the original location and named it Kangaamiut.