Paamiut

Paamiut pä´mēo͞ot˝ [key], formerly Frederikshåb frĭᵺ´rĭgzhôp˝ [key], town (1996 pop. 2,040), Paamiut dist., SW Greenland founded in 1792. Fishing, seal hunting, and sheep raising are the main occupations.

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