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Population (as of July 1, 2013)

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Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
Diet Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut Assembly
Queen Queen Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen MARGRETHE II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Aleqa HAMMOND
  • Assembly: Greenland has a unicameral Diet (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut) with 31 seats.

* Queen MARGRETHE II of Denmark is represented by High Commissioner Mikaela ENGELL.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary head of state.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Diet (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut) 31 members are elected by open list proportional representation in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***
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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Diet 2009-06-02 28,510 39,990 71.29%
Diet 2013-03-12 30,136 40,588 74.25%
Diet 2014-11-28 - - -

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