Place:Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada

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NamePond Inlet
Alt namesMittimataliksource: Wikipedia
TypeCommunity
Coordinates72.7°N 77.983°W
Located inNunavut, Canada
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Pond Inlet (Inuktitut: Mittimatalik, in English the place where Mitima is buried) is a small, predominantly Inuit community in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada and is located in northern Baffin Island. As of the 2011 census the population was 1,549, an increase of 17.8% from the 2006 census making it the largest of the four hamlets above the 72nd parallel. Pond Inlet was named in 1818 by explorer John Ross for John Pond, an English astronomer. The mayor is Charlie Inuarak.[1] Toonoonik-Sahoonik Cooperative Limited, most often referred to simply as the Co-op, also operates a local hotel and other endeavours.

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