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Spotlight on Nunavut

On April 1, 1999, Canada’s youngest population took over its largest region — the vast stretch of arctic territory that makes up 60 percent of the former Northwest Territories. The 27,219 people — 85 percent Inuit and 56 percent under the age of 25 — are scattered in 28 communities, which are vast distances apart.

GEO SOURCES has put together a list of Internet sites that will help you learn about Canada’s newest territory and the people who will call it home. Here are some of the most information-packed websites about Nunavut:

The Internet not only connects Nunavut residents to each other, it also connects the rest of the world to Nunavut. Here are some of the most information-packed websites about the new territory:



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