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IN PHOTOS: Royal Couple visits Greenland

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IN PHOTOS: Royal Couple visits Greenland
Queen Margrethe and Prince Consort Henrik in Upernavik in western Greenland on Sunday. Photo: Linda Kastrup/Scanpix
09:11 CEST+02:00
Queen Margrethe and Prince Consort Henrik are spending part of their summer in Greenland. See photos from the first days of their trip here.
Queen Margrethe has been in Greenland since July 8th for a two-week visit to the autonomous territory of Denmark.
 
The queen began her visit of the sparsely-populated island by visiting the the Station Nord military and science station, the Ittoqqortoormiit settlement and the Thule Air Base.
 
Queen Margrethe was joined in Greenland by her husband Prince Consort Henrik on Sunday.
 
 
Travelling aboard the Royal Yacht Dannebrog, the royal couple will tour the western part of Greenland. They will visit Upernavik, Ukkusissat, Qullissat, Saqqaq, Ilulissat, Qasigiannguit, Kitsissuarsuit, Sisimiut, Kangaamiut and Maniitsoq before ending their Greenland tour with a trip to the capital of Nuuk on July 22nd. 
 
Greenlanders will give the royals demonstrations of seal hunting and traditional kayak techniques and visit local museums, health care facilities and activity centres. 
 
The queen and prince consort's Greenland itinerary can be found here
 
Click on the photo below for the full gallery
 
Photo: Linda Kastrup/Scanpix
Photo: Linda Kastrup/Scanpix
 
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