Etiquette in Greenland

Greenland is a North American country and has a population of 55,847 people.

The island is an autonomous country within Greenland.

The official language of Greenland is Greenlandic, though Danish is also spoken.

Greenland is predominantly Protestant Christian.

The currency of the country is the Danish krone.

You should shake hands, not rub noses together, with the people you meet. People tend to be friendly, though somewhat socially reserved.

Don’t refer to native people as Eskimos.

Address colleagues by their first name.

Feel free to dress in formal attire in normal business circumstances. Dressing in layers and with warm clothing, thick coats, and solid boots is usual when the weather dictates it.

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