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Greenland Postal Code

Greenland is an island country in North America located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, on the east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. It is the world’s largest island, a part of the Kingdom of Denmark. Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland. The other major cities and towns in Greenland are Sisimiut, Ilulissat, Qaqortoq, Aasiaat, Maniitsoq, Tasiilag, Uummannaq, Narsaq, Paamiut, Nanortalik, Upernavik, Qasigiannquit, Qeqertarsuaq, Qaanaaq, Kanagaatsiaq, etc.

The official language of the country in Greenland is Greenlandic. The other recognized official languages in Greenland are Danish, English, etc. Greenland is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like National Day, Arctic Circle Race, Polar Circle Marathon, New Year, Arctic Palerfik, Nuuk Marathon, Mitaartut, Nuuk Snow Festival, Whale Watching, Greenland Adventure Race, Return of the sun, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

The official name of the postal service in Greenland is Tusass. The postal service in Greenland was introduced in 1879 and the name Tusass was adopted in 2021. Tusass meaning in Greenlandic slang is ‘talk to you later’. Greenland is divided into five municipalities namely Avannaata, Kujalleq, Qeqertalik, Qeqqata, and Sermersooq. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Greenland got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.

Land Area

Greenland has a total land area of 21,66,086 km2, which comes to around a total of 8,36,330 mi2. The entire land of Greenland consists of five municipalities. The names of the municipalities are Avannaata, Kujalleq, Qeqertalik, Qeqqata, and Sermersooq. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.

Water Area

Greenland has a total water area of 83.1 %. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Greenland has more than four water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.


Greenland contains more than 2,307 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Gunnbjorn Fjeld which is about 3,694 meters (12,119 feet). The other major mountains in Greenland are Forel, Ejnar Mikkelsen, Borgetinde, Snebordet, Petermann Peak, Dansketinden, Gronau Nunataks High point, Norsketinden, Stockenbjoerg, Actress, Mount Paatusoq, Gefiontinde, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Greenland :

  • Storm Courier Services
  • Evri Parcel Shop
  • Shri Sai Ram Parcel Service
  • Balaji Courier & Cargo
  • Parcel ABC - courier service

Greenland PostalCode Details

State Location Postal Code
Kujalleq Alluitsup Paa 3919
Nanortalik 3922
Narsaq 3921
Narsarsuaq 3923
Qaqortoq 3920
Qaasuitsup Aasiaat 3950
Ikerasak Island 3924
Ilulissat 3952
Kangaatsiaq 3955
Nuussuaq 3905
Pituffik 3970
Qaanaaq 3971
Qaarsut (Qaarsut Airport) 3964
Qasigiannguit 3951
Qeqertarsuaq 3953
Upernavik 3962
Uummannaq 3961
Qeqqata Kangerlussuaq (Kangerlussuaq Airport) 3910
Maniitsoq 3912
Sisimiut 3911
Sermersooq Arsuk 3932
Constable Pynt (Neerlerit Inaat Airport) 3985
Danmarkshavn 3984
Ittoqqortoormiit 3980
Kangilinnguit 3930
Kulusuk 3915
Nuuk 3900
Paamiut 3940
Tasiilaq 3913

Greenland PostalCode
Coding method XX -- (First two digit) ---> indicate (namely 39) the country Greenland.
XX-- (Last two digit) ---> indicate the settlement or post office or delivery area.
Address format Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Greenland postal service is Tusass. The postal service in Greenland was introduced in 1879. There are five postal regions in Greenland where new postal codes have been introduced. Greenland has more than 33 postal codes.
Greenland uses a four-digit numeric postal code system in which the first two digits and the last two digits have different indicates which are shown below;
Examples Bente Anderson (addressee)
Margrethevej 34(P.O. Box)
3951Q asigiannguit (postcode , locality)
GREENLAND (country)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • How many digits are found in the Greenland postal code?
    There are four digits found in the Greenland postal code.
  • What is the postal code of the capital city of Greenland?
    Nuuk is the capital city of Greenland and its postal code is 3900 and 3905.
  • Name the official postal service in Greenland.
    The official postal service in Greenland is Tusass.
  • How many postal codes are in Greenland?
    Greenland has more than 33 postal codes.
  • Give the alpha three-letter country code of Greenland.
    The alpha three-letter country code of Greenland is GRL.