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Nunavut Facts

  • Capital City: Iqaluit (6,184 pop.)
  • Nunavut Population: 31,906 (2011 est.)
  • Nunavut Population: (per square mile)
  • Province Populations: (all provinces / territories)
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • Ethnicity: Inuit, (84%), non-aboriginal (15%)
  • GDP total: $1.213 billion (Canadian dollars) (13th)
  • GDP per capita: $39,383 (Canadian dollars) (8th)
  • Iqaluit Facts
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, French
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, Arviat, Baker Lake, Igloolik
  • Name: an Inuktitut word meaning "our land."
  • Province Date: April 1, 1999
  • Dominion Dates: (all provinces and teritories)

    Note: The Canadian Confederation, or the birth of Canada as a recognized nation, took place on July 1, 1867, and originally included the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec.
  • Religion: Anglican Church of Canada (58%), Catholic (23%), Pentecostal (4%), others
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