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. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2011.
  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. 8 Februar 2012. Retrieved 8 Februar 2012.
  7. Elevation at airport. Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 5 Dizember 2019 tae 0901Z 30 Januar 2020.