1721-1815 1890-1918







Greenland, 1890-1918



Greenland was a Danish province with a small population spread over a vast area. The Danish government treated ex- and import as a state monopoly. It also supported the work of Lutheran and other missionaries. The province was administered by the state-owned ROYAL GREENLAND TRADE COMPANY. Most of the settlements were located along the western coast, which was relatively well explored; the 19th century saw expeditions exploring the uninhabited regions of the eastern coast and the interior.
Greenland had been given separate superintendentships in 1857.






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