Because when Erik the Red (Danish: Erik den Røde) first came back from Greenland, he wanted people to follow him to the new land. And therefore called it GreenLand (A Green Land), to attract people.
It is now called Greenland.
Greenland is called an island because it is surrounded by water.
Green is a misnomer in the name. There is a lot of ice and cold in Greenland. Actually, Iceland should be called Greenland and Greenland should be called Iceland.
A person from Greenland is Greenlandic or a Greenlander.
Leif Erikson went to greenland and even though greenland had so much ice on it he wanted to attract people there and called it greenland
Greenland is part of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland.
A person who lives in Greenland is a Greenlander. Most are of Inuit heritage.
He called it Greenland. It was the name his father came up with.
The name of the capital city of Greenland is called Nuuk.
They could be called "Greenlanders" or "Danish".
Because when Eric the Red found Greenland he wanted to foul the people so it gets a good population
There is a volcanic island east of Greenland at 71.1N, 8.2W called Jan Mayen.
Some danish guy named it Greenland because it sounded good. Though some people say he called it Grundland (Groundland) and somehow it became Grønland (Greenland)...
The native people of northern North America and Greenland are called Inuit.
The first Scandinavian visitors observed during the summer a green coast.
That is a good question. Greenland is more ice covered and Iceland is more green. They should be switched.
No...NT in Asia...It is a part of the continent of North America. Located between Arctic and Atlantic oceans.... "Greenland" the meaning of the word is Land of the Kalaallit people.The largest island in Greenland is also called 'Greenland'.