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Greenland, Government

Landsting, Greenlanders, Danish parliament, Legislative power, Executive power

In a referendum in 1979, Greenland voted for home rule. Denmark continues to administer external affairs. Executive power is held by a seven-member body, the Landsstyre, headed by a premier. Legislative power is vested in a 31-member parliament, the Landsting. Greenlanders elect two representatives to the Danish parliament.



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Landsting, Greenlanders, Danish parliament, Legislative power, Executive power, home rule, external affairs, Denmark, representatives

 
 

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