Baffin Island

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Baffin Island
Native name: ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ (Qikiqtaaluk)
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Geografie
Location Northren Canadae
Coordinates 69°N 72°W / 69°N 72°W / 69; -72 (Baffin Island)Coordinates: 69°N 72°W / 69°N 72°W / 69; -72 (Baffin Island)
Airchipelago Canadian Arctic Airchipelago
Aurie 507,451 km2 (195,927.9 sq mi)
Aurie rank 5th
Heichest elevation 2,147 m (7,044 ft)
Heichest point Moont Odin
Admeenistration
Territory Nunavut
Lairgest settlement Iqaluit (pop. 6,699)
Demographics
Population 10,745 (as of 2006)
Densitie 0.02 /km2 (0.05 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Inuit (72.7%), non-Aboriginal (25.3%), Indian (0.7%), Métis (0.5%)[1]

Baffin Island (Inuktitut: ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, Qikiqtaaluk IPA: [qikiqtaːluk], French: Île de Baffin or Terre de Baffin, Auld Norse: Helluland), in the Canadian territory o Nunavut, is the lairgest island in Canadae an the fift lairgest island in the warld.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2006 Aboriginal Population Profile for Nunavut communities.