Qasigiannguit

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Qasigiannguit (kä´sĬgēän´gōōĬt), formerly Christianshåb (krĬs´tyäns-hôp), town (1996 pop. 1,515), Qasigiannguit dist., W Greenland, on Disko Bay. The town was founded in 1734. It has a shrimp-canning factory.