Place:Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada


NameRankin Inlet
Alt namesKangiqiniqsource: Wikipedia
Kangirliniqsource: Wikipedia
Coordinates62.75°N 92.167°W
Located inNunavut, Canada     (1955 - )
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Rankin Inlet (; Inuktitut syllabics: ᑲᖏᕿᓂᖅ or Kangirliniq, ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ,[1] or Kangir&iniq meaning deep bay/inlet) is an Inuit hamlet on Kudlulik Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada. Located on the northwestern Hudson Bay, between Chesterfield Inlet and Arviat, it is the regional centre for the Kivalliq Region.

In the 1995 Nunavut capital plebiscite, Iqaluit defeated Rankin Inlet to become territorial capital of Nunavut.

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