Itilleq is an idyllic little village located on a small island about a
half a mile off the west coast of Greenland, and only about a mile north of the
Arctic Circle. It is one of the most picturesque villages in Greenland with its
quaint colorful houses surrounded by stunning rugged mountains and glaciers.
Originally, the village of Itilleq was founded on another island in 1847, but
was later moved to its present location. The 100 people living here today
survive mainly on hunting and fishing, with a fish factory being the main