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Arviat, Nunavut

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Welcome to Arviat ...

When the people of Arviat refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Arviaqmiut or Arviatmiut.<1>

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Arviat had a population of 2,060 people.<2>

The community of Arviat was named Tikirajualaaq before it was changed to Arviat.

Time Zone: Arviat lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: CST- Heure Normale du Centre (HNC), CDT- Heure Avancée du Centre (HAC).

The telephone area code for Arviat: (867)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Arviat had a population of 2,060 people.

The population of Arviat represents 6.99% of the total population of Nunavut (which had 29,474 people at that time), making it Nunavut's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 2,060 people, the population of Arviat increased 8.48% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,899 people).

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

Websites for Arviat ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Arviat ...

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

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arviat.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Arviat. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Arviat refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Arviat may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Arviat 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arviat.