Nunavut

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NUNAVUT

Legislative Assembly - Nunavut
The Okalik Administration - Nunavut
Legislatures Since 1999 - Nunavut
List of Members - Nunavut
List of Constituencies - Nunavut
Biographies - Nunavut
General Election - 2003: Nunavut
Previous General Elections - Nunavut

Created / Date de création

April 1, 1999 / le 1er avril 1999


Area / Superficie

Total - 1,900,000 sq.km/km2


Population

1996 - 24,730; 2001 - 26,745; (Estimate/Estimation 2004) 29,644


Capital / Capitale

Iqaluit


Community Populations / Population des communautés (2001)

Iqaluit: 5,236

Rankin Inlet: 2,177 Arviat: 1,899 Baker Lake: 1,507 Cambridge Bay: 1,309

Nunavut

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Nunavut Territory in n Canada; the capital is Iqaluit. Once part of Northwest Territory, Nunavut was granted self-government in 1999. Created as a homeland for the Inuit, its first premier was Paul Okalit. Although subsidized by central government, the local economy relies on fishing, hunting and mining lead, zinc and coal. Area: c.2 million sq km (775,000sq mi). Pop. (2001) 26,745.

http://www.gov.nu.ca/Nunavut