Kitaa

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Kitaa, originally Vestgrønland ("West Greenland"), is a former administrative division (landsdel) of Greenland. It was by far the most populated of the divisions, being home to almost 90% of the total population. The divisions were de facto replaced by statistical regions after Greenland received home rule in 1979.

Map of West Greenland

It is bordered in the west by the Baffin Bay, Davis Strait, Labrador Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. To the east lies Tunu.

All but three of the island territory's municipalities were located in West Greenland. These were (in geographical order, from south to north):

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Coordinates: 68°00′N 52°00′W / 68.000°N 52.000°W / 68.000; -52.000