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  Population: 650
Region: Kivalliq
Time Zone: Central
Postal Code: X0C 0H0
Languages: English and Inuktitut
Weather: Environment Canada

Repulse Bay lies directly on top of the Arctic Circle in eastern Nunavut. One of the last places in the Arctic to join the modern world, Repulse Bay is full of traditional Inuit life. The Inuktitut name for Repulse Bay is Naujaat, which means “nesting place for seagulls”. Nesting grounds are located on cliffs five kilometers
north of the community and every June the area is occupied by
thousands of seagulls, as well as snow birds, loons, eider ducks, longtail ducks, and jaegers.

Repulse Bay is renowned for its excellent artisans, especially for its Inuit carvers who work in bone, ivory and stone. Community residents have formed the Aivilik Arts Society in an effort to promote Resolute Bay carvings and art to worldwide markets.


   
       
  Getting There    
  Kivalliq Air operates flights from Rankin Inlet to Repulse Bay every day of the week except Saturday. Please check with the airline for schedule changes.    
       
  Banking    
  Light banking services available at the Northern and Co-op stores; Interac services available at most retail outlets.