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No, Nunavut is one of the three territories of Canada. The other two are the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
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What is a province?

Province describes a political or geographic area smaller thannation, but larger than district or city. A province is roughlyequivalent to a state. For example: "I live in the province of Cebu, Philippines." Province also describes an area of responsibility or expertise, forexample: "Yes, I work in (MORE)

What is the capital of Nunavut?

The capital of Nunavut is Iqaluit , formerly knownas "Frobisher Bay". Nunavut, Canada's newest territory, was created out of theNorthwest Territories on April 1, 1999. The population of Iqaluitis approximately 5,000.

What are provinces?

like a Canadian 'state.' (as in the United States) A province is a territorial unit

What is Nunavuts rescources?

nunavutes rescources are lead, zinc, oil, gas, gold and dimonds. nunavutes rescources are lead, zinc, oil, gas, gold and dimonds

What are the industries in Nunavut?

there are no major industries in Nunavut, there are many people who earn a living by hunting , fishing , carving, the trades like Carpentry, plumbing and electrics.

When was Nunavut formed?

Nunavut was formed in 1999. It is located in Canada. Nunavut was formed in 1999. Before this it was a part of the Northwest Territories

What is provinces?

It is a word used to describe a portion of a country. In Canada, the country is divided into 10 provinces. In the States, the country is divided into 50 states. States and provinces are basically the same thing.

Food in Nunavut?

The food in Nunavut are the meat and fish that people in Nunavuthunt for. And sometimes they eat seals.

Why was Nunavut formed?

It was separated from the Northwest Territories to showcase the different properties of each territory.

Which Canadian provinces border Nunavut?

The Northwest Territories, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and a small portion of Newfoundland and Labrador. Most of Jackson Island on the northern tip of Labrador belongs to Nunavut. Baffin Island, Hudson Bay and James Bay belong Nunavut including many islands and sandbars off the coast of Quebec, Ontari (MORE)

Does Nunavut have igloos?

yes the Inuits who make up 85% of the population use igloos to move when they are hunting but they do not use them as their actuall house

Who lives in Nunavut?

Canadians The population is about: 84% Inuit 15% Non-Aboriginal (mostly British or French ancestry) 1% Indian and Metis

Why did nunavut become a province?

It didn't. In 1999, Nunavut became Canada's 3rd territory. The territory was previously part of Northwest Territories but the new area of Nunavut was promised back in 1993. There is speculation that one day some of Canada's territories could become provinces.

How was Nunavut made?

Nunavut is Canada's third, and newest, territory. It was formed in 1999 out of the eastern part of the Northwest Territories.

When did Nunavut become a province in Canada?

Nunavut is not a province in Canada. It is one of three territories. It became a territory on April 1, 1999 when it split from the Northwest Territories, though the decision to become a separate territory, and boundaries were determined in the mid 90's. Nunavut was generally accepted as a location f (MORE)

What ecozone is nunavut?

Most of Nunavut is the Northern Arctic Ecozone, with small parts being the Arctic Cordillera .

What borders Nunavut?

Nunavut has land borders with the Northwest Territories on several islands as well as the mainland, Manitoba to the south of the Nunavut mainland, Saskatchewan to the southwest and a tiny land border with Newfoundland and Labrador on Killiniq Island. It also shares maritime borders with the province (MORE)

Where is Nunavut?

it is located in Canada Nunavut is the 3rd territory in the North of Canada's of Hudson's bay and North of Labrador. Nunavut is a Territory of Canada.

What is Nunavut like?

WEATHER January July as you see it is cold PRECIPITATION: 22mm 58mm max temp.: -21 12

How large is Nunavut?

Nunavut is 2,093,190 km 2 . ==. Nunavut, Canada's newest territory, is approximately the size of Western Europe or Mexico. At over two million square kilometers, Nunavut is approximately one-fifth of Canada's land mass, and twice the size of the Province of Ontario.

What is the vegetation of Nunavut?

Nunavut, part of the Canadian shield, is mainly vegetated by Boreal forests (poplar, spruce, fir, deciduous), although most of the territory lies north of the tree line where no trees are able to grow. In this region, only smaller, warmth-absorbing plants like lichens and mosses are able to grow.

Facts about Nunavut?

some interesting facts are the land which is now Nunavut was once part of the northwest territories.

What is the vegetation Nunavut?

Some of Nunavut's vegetation are rare berries, lichens, arctic willows, moss, tough grass, and small willow shrubs. . but you can just type nunavut vegetation into google and the first result has this exact sentance.

What can you do in nunavut Canada?

all my family lives in Nunavut, so I go up there to visit family. I'm pretty sure if you go up there, people are more than willing to show you around town, show you different places, show you how we hunt, fish and people may be surprised by this, but they do modern things too like play sports every (MORE)

Is Nunavut a state?

There isn't a such thing as a state in Canada, they have 10 provinces & 3 territories, no states. The US and other countries have states. Nunavut is a territory of Canada it was recently founded by the splitting of the North West Territories (a territory in Canada) into two separate territories.

What do people do in Nunavut?

they eat cheese and do stuff that nunavut people do The person answering this question is obviously trying to be funny. People in Nunavut do what other people do, live their lives, have a job, a family and so on.

What is nunavut known for?

Maybe not specifically Nunavut, but all of northern Canada is partially known for one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, "Aurora Borealis". Or the northern lights as some may call it. They are absolutely beautiful and definitely a great sight to see. Apparently the magnificent of the scene is in (MORE)

What is a fact about nunavut?

Nunavut is within Canadaâ??s territory. The capital of Nunavut isIqaluit. The meaning of the word Nunavut is â??Our Landâ??.

How do you get to Nunavut?

You can get to Nunavut by an airplane, boat, ship during the summer or by a snowmobile during the winter.

What is Nunavut and how and why was it created?

Nunavut is the largest and newest federal territory in Canada. It means 'Our Land' in the language of the Inuit peoples for whom the land division was made. It was formed from land that formerly made up part of the Northwest Territories. The formation took place on April 1, 1999 in accordance w (MORE)

Why is it cold in nunavut?

Because it is a Canadian territory that is far up north right next to Greenland and the Arctic Ocean.

Does Nunavut have snow?

In most places, It's just winter all year round... I think. but the places I go, have summers, but there short. and it snows a lot.

When and why was nunavut created?

Nunavut was formed on April 1, 1999 splitting off from the Northwest Territories and forming their own government. The Inuit, a Native American People, have lived off the arctic land for centuries and wanted their own Region to manage. A land settlement was agreed upon in April of 1999. Due to th (MORE)

What is nunavut made of?

Oh hi there ok well the answer u r looking for in here for this question is that.................................Nunavut.......is....made out of snow, rocks mountains and a chuck of iced land ok so nunavut is made out of those 3 things and there are seals and polar bears u got to look out for if u r (MORE)

What kind of government does Nunavut have?

Nunavut is a territory in Canada and has a Commissioner appointedby a federal minster. Nunavut elects a member to the Canadian Houseof Commons. There is a Premier elected to be the head of governmentfor Nunavut. Currently this is Paul Aarulaaq Quassa as of 2017.

Is it nice in Nunavut?

No, there is no nice weather in Nunavut, except for south Nunavut which is okay in the summer.

Does Nunavut have a military?

Nunavut was given to the Inuit, so i don't think so because they live individually, and i don't even think there is very much of a government. although right now the Canadian government has ships up near there protecting the northwest passage.

How long does winter last in Nunavut?

the temperature starts to drop by September, it starts to snow by September, spring does start in March but the snow actually starts to melt by May, and we have slushy/muddy gravel-roads during June. 2 months out of a year of summer.

How do people in Nunavut make a living?

They hunt for raw meat and fish . They use animal skins to make clothing and weapons out of their bones. This is how the Inuit make their living in Nunavut!

What people do in Nunavut?

Many of them go ice fishing, play ice hockey, and some go to church daily. Wow... they do not only 'go ice fishing, play ice hockey, and some go to church daily.'.... they do what any other person does, except go shopping at American Eagle! They live lives like everybody else!

How large is the province of Nunavut?

Straight off Wiki, but answers your question :) Area [3] . Ranked 1 st . Total. 2,093,190 km 2 (808,190 sq mi). Land. 1,932,255 km 2 (746,048 sq mi). Water (%). 160,935 km 2 (62,137 sq mi) (7.7%). Population . Ranked 13 th . Total (2006). 29,474. Density. 0.015 /km 2 (0.039 (MORE)

What makes Nunavut different from rest of Canada's provinces?

Nunavut isn't a province, it's a territory, like Yukon and the Northwest Territories. That means that it is delegated authority by the federal government, rather than having its authority granted by the constitution, like provinces do. Nunavut is unique in that it has a majority Inuit population. Bo (MORE)

What or who made Nunavut a Canadian province in 1999?

Nunavut is actually not a Canadian province; it is one of three(along with the Northwest Territories and Yukon) official territories of Canada. It used to be a part of the NorthwestTerritories, until April 1, 1999, when Nunavut was officiallycreated through the Nuvavut Act and the Nuvavut Land Clai (MORE)