Nunavut is the largest and newest territory of Canada, located in the northern part of the country. It was created in 1999 out of the eastern part of the Northwest Territories and covers a vast area of over 2 million square kilometers. Nunavut is home to a population of about 37,000 people, most of whom are Inuit. The capital of Nunavut is Iqaluit, which is located on Baffin Island. Nunavut has a harsh Arctic climate and is known for its stunning natural beauty, including glaciers, mountains, and tundra. The territory is rich in natural resources, including minerals, oil, and gas. Nunavut is also home to a number of national parks, including Auyuittuq National Park and Qausuittuq National Park.
Popular place to visit
Nunavut is a popular destination for those interested in experiencing the unique culture and natural beauty of the Arctic. Some of the popular places to visit in Nunavut include:
- Auyuittuq National Park: Located on Baffin Island, this national park is known for its stunning landscapes and opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing, and backcountry camping.
- Iqaluit: The capital city of Nunavut is a small community with a rich cultural history. Visitors can learn about Inuit culture and traditions at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum, or explore the outdoors at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park.
- Qausuittuq National Park: This national park, located on the southern coast of Victoria Island, is known for its breathtaking views of the Arctic Ocean and its rich wildlife, including polar bears, muskoxen, and seals.
- Pangnirtung: Located on Baffin Island, this small community is known for its beautiful landscape, including Akshayuk Pass, which offers opportunities for hiking and backcountry skiing.
- Clyde River: Located on the eastern coast of Baffin Island, Clyde River is a small community that is home to a number of Inuit art studios and galleries. Visitors can learn about traditional Inuit art and culture, or explore the surrounding landscape on a guided tour.
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