Iqaluit (Inuktitut: ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ, 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).

Iqaluit

ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ

Frobisher Bay
Ceety
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Coordinates: 63°44′55″N 068°31′11″W / 63.74861°N 68.51972°W / 63.74861; -68.51972
KintraCanadae
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk Region
Electoral destrictsIqaluit-Manirajak
Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu
Iqaluit-Sinaa
Iqaluit-Tasiluk
Settled1942
Veelage status1974
Toun status1980
Ceety status19 Aprile 2001
Foondit biNakasuk
Govrenment
 • TeepIqaluit Municipal Council
 • MayorJohn Graham
 • MLAsMonica Ell
Pat Angnakak
Paul Okalik
George Hickes
Area
 • Total52.50 km2 (20.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[6]
 • Total6,699
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Canadian Postal code
X0A 0H0, X0A 1H0
Area code(s)867
Telephone Exchanges222 (mobile), 975, 979
NTS Cairt025N10
GNBC CodeOATRP
Websitewww.city.iqaluit.nu.ca

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Council Members". City.iqaluit.nu.ca. Archived frae the original on 10 Mey 2011. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2011.
  2. Results for the constituency of Iqaluit-Manirajak Archived 2013-11-13 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut
  3. Results for the constituency of Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu Archived 2013-11-14 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut
  4. Results for the constituency of Iqaluit-Sinaa Archived 2013-11-13 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut
  5. "Results for the constituency of Iqaluit-Tasiluk". Archived frae the original on 14 November 2013. Retrieved 2 Januar 2014.
  6. a b c "Canada 2011 census". 2.statcan.ca. 8 Februar 2012. Retrieved 8 Februar 2012.
  7. Elevation at airport. Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 5 December 2019 tae 0901Z 30 Januar 2020.