With just 550 citizens, surrounded by glaciers and sea ice, it is only accesible by helicopter (once a week) or by boat a few months a year.
A truly Thule of the East, facing Iceland and the Jan Mayen island.
Ittoqqortoormiit is the most northerly permanent settlement in East Greenland. The region is known for its wildlife which includes polar bears, muskoxen, arctic foxes, seals, walruses, narwhals, shrimp and halibut. That provides hunting and fishing , the main activity for the local community.