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Pangnirtung

Last Updated: 

January, 2016

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • French
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Eva Kunilusie

Phone: 

867-473-8953

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-473-8382
Location

Region: 

  • South Baffin

Latitude: 

66.2°

Longitude: 

-65.7°
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-8.32
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-26.30

February: 

-29.00

March: 

-21.50

April: 

-12.70

May: 

-5.60

June: 

3.70

July: 

7.80

August: 

7.50

September: 

3.80

October: 

-4.20

November: 

-9.20

December: 

-14.10

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

156.00cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

22.00cm

Average Wind Speed: 

10.50km/h
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Mosesee Qappik - Mayor
David Kooneeliusie - Deputy Mayor
Sheila Kilabuk - Councillor
Billy Etooangat - Councillor
Stevie Komoartuk - Councillor
Meghan Mike-Murphy - Councillor
Jaco Ishulutak - Councillor
Larry Dialla - Councillor
Geeold Kakkik - Councillor
Land Availability

Commercial Land: 

51 073.32m²

Industrial Land: 

77 821.99m²

Private Land: 

287 023.00m²

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

1 510

Population Growth: 

0.90%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

49

Female: 

51
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

15,720

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing
Traditional Arts

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

13.85km

Communications: 

  • Cell
  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

Small Craft Harbour

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Alookie Elementary School - Kindergarten to Grade 5; Attagoyuk Illisavik High School - Grades 6 to 12

Post Secondary Training: 

Nunavut Arctic College - Pangnirtung Campus

Recreation Facilities: 

Aksayuk Arena
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

Fire Hall
Maintenance Garage
Old Incinerator Building
Radio Station
Portable Building 429A
Portable Pink Building
Public Works and Services Trade Shop/Warehouse
Quonset Garage

Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

889.20m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YXP
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light banking services offered by the Co-op; ATMs available at Co-op and Northern stores
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

All

Pangnirtung

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