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Qaqortoq

Qaqortoq (käˈkôrtôkˌ) [key], formerly Julianehåb yōlyäˈnəhôpˌ, town (1996 pop. 3,176), Qaqortoq dist., SW Greenland. It is a fishing port with canneries. Sheep raising, meatpacking, and sealing are other significant industries.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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