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Aklavik, Northwest Territories

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The location of Aklavik

Welcome to Aklavik (aka 'Aklarvik') ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Aklavik had a population of 594 people.<1>

Aklavik is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Aklavik lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

The area code for Aklavik: (867)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Aklavik had a population of 594 people.

The population of Aklavik represents 1.43% of the total population of Northwest Territories (which had 41,464 people at that time), making it the territory's 11th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 594 people, the population of Aklavik decreased 6.01% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 632 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Aklavik.

Communities near Aklavik ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aklavik and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006
Inuvik   [Map]   3,484   E   34 miles [54.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Aklavik.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aklavik. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aklavik:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aklavik ...

Looking for more information about Aklavik? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Aklavik, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aklavik.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aklavik. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Aklavik were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aklavik - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aklavik) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aklavik. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aklavik

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aklavik. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 68.2206, Longitude: -135.0093     [Map].

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