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ⓘ Iqaluit is the capital of and largest community in Nunavut Territory in Canada. It is the most northerly capital in Canada, and is also Canadas fastest growing ..




Iqaluit
                                     

ⓘ Iqaluit

Iqaluit is the capital of and largest community in Nunavut Territory in Canada. It is the most northerly capital in Canada, and is also Canadas fastest growing community.

                                     

1. History

The name Iqaluit is Inuktitut word meaning "place of many fish". It is built on the mouth of the Sylvia Grinnell River, on Frobisher Bay. English explorer Martin Frobisher sailed into the bay in 1576 and thought he had discovered the Northwest Passage. The settlement was called Frobisher Bay from 1955 until 1987. The weather in there is normally cold.

                                     
  • part of Melville Pen. and most of Ellesmere and Baffin Is., including Iqaluit Southampton Island does not observe Daylight saving time In the United
  • Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. Okalik represented the electoral district of Iqaluit West until April 6, 2011. He returned to the Legislative Assembly in 2013
  • is in the southeastern corner of Baffin Island. The capital of Nunavut, Iqaluit is near the bay. Frobisher Bay is 230 kilometers 140 miles long and
  • wanted to have an independent province and government. Its capital is named Iqaluit It is in the north of Canada, and has a particularly cold climate for
  • along with some smaller islands. The regional seat and largets city is Iqaluit According to the Canada 2006 Census, the population was 15, 765. National
  • municipal elections, 2010 hamlets 13 December: Mayoral by - election in Iqaluit Nunavut 13 December: Northwest Territories municipal elections, 2010 hamlets