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Maps & Geography Facts About Nunavut

  • Nunavut became Canada's third Territory on April 1, 1999
  • Area of Nunavut: 1,994,000 sq km (Canada is 9,970,610 sq km, Greenland is 2,175,600 sq km)
  • 1999 population was about 27,500, 21,00 of who were Inuit.
  • Population per square kilometre in the Nunavut area is 0.01 (Canada is 2.9, Germany 220)
  • The capital is Iqaluit
  • Iqaluit is at 64°, Rankin Inlet 63° and Grise Fiord 77°

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