Iqaluit

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Iqaluit
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Frobisher Bay
Ceety
Iqaluit is located in Nunavut
Iqaluit
Iqaluit
Coordinates: 63°44′55″N 068°31′11″W / 63.74861°N 68.51972°W / 63.74861; -68.51972
Kintra Canadae
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk Region
Electoral destricts Iqaluit-Manirajak
Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu
Iqaluit-Sinaa
Iqaluit-Tasiluk
Settled 1942
Veelage status 1974
Toun status 1980
Ceety status 19 Aprile 2001
Founded by Nakasuk
Government[1][2][3][4][5]
 • Type Iqaluit Municipal Council
 • Mayor John Graham
 • MLAs Monica Ell
Pat Angnakak
Paul Okalik
George Hickes
Area[6]
 • Total 52.50 km2 (20.27 sq mi)
Population (2011)[6]
 • Total 6,699
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Canadian Postal code X0A 0H0, X0A 1H0
Area code(s) 867
Telephone Exchanges 222 (mobile), 975, 979
NTS Cairt 025N10
GNBC Code OATRP
Website www.city.iqaluit.nu.ca

Iqaluit (Template:Lang-iu, IPA: /iqɑluit/) is the lairgest ceety an territorial caipital o the Canadian territory o Nunavut. Till 1987, it wis cried Frobisher Bay, a name that is still occasionally uised. Iqaluit is locatit on the sooth coast o Baffin Island at the heid o Frobisher Bay. As o the 2011 census the population wis 6,699, an increase o 8.3 percent frae the 2006 census; it haes the lawest population o ony caipital ceety in Canadae.[6] Indwallers o Iqaluit are cried Iqalummiut (singular: Iqalummiuq).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Council Members". City.iqaluit.nu.ca. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  2. Results for the constituency of Iqaluit-Manirajak at Elections Nunavut
  3. Results for the constituency of Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu at Elections Nunavut
  4. Results for the constituency of Iqaluit-Sinaa at Elections Nunavut
  5. Results for the constituency of Iqaluit-Tasiluk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Canada 2011 census". 2.statcan.ca. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08.