Diaries from the field
- Written by Joan Nymand Larsen, Stefansson Arctic Institute & Akureyri University and Leneisja Jungsberg, Nordregio
Ilulissat is situated in the Disko Bay area at the mouth of the Ilulissat Icefjord. The Icefjord was included as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. The population of Ilulissat was 4 555 as of 2017 (Greenland Statistics), and since 2001 the city has increased in size by about 200 people.