Community name: Pangnirtung (or Panniqtuuq, "the place of Bull Caribou")
Time zone: EST (UTC-5)
Canadian Postal code: X0A 0R0
Phone area code: 867-
Population (2006): 1,325
Region: Qikiqtaaluk Region
Electoral district: Pangnirtung
Government type: Hamlet Council
Mayor: Mosesee Qappik
MLA: Johnny Mike
Coordinates: 66.14778°N 65.69944°W
Area: 7.54 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation: 23 m (75 ft)
Cell Phones: Cell phones with CDMA technology can be used in Pangnirtung. Note that iPhone and Android smartphones will not work.
Pangnirtung is a dry community. The possession and consumption of alcohol is prohibited under a plebiscite. For more information, please see the attached file.
The Piliriqatigiit Group is an interdepartmental committee comprised of: Health, Education, Family Services and those services offered by the Hamlet. The Group is focused on supporting kids at risk. Please refer to the link below is a list of the programs and services that are available.
|Buying Alcohol in Nunavut June 23 2010.doc||150 KB|
|Pangnirtung FINAL Background Report - Mar-2007_without appendices.pdf||1.22 MB|
|Pangnirtung FINAL Zoning By-law, Mar-2007, ENG.pdf||875.79 KB|
|Piliriqatigiit Resource Guide.doc||469.5 KB|