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Information on Cape Dorset

The Hamlet of Cape Dorset is located in the province of Nunavut. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the municipal building of Cape Dorset at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the municipality’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Cape Dorset Municipal Office

Cape Dorset office addressCape DorsetMunicipal building Cape Dorset
PO Box 30

Cape Dorset, NU X0A 0C0

Work+1 867-897-8943
Fax+1 867-897-8030
Cape Dorset phone number(867) 897-8943
International: +1 867-897-8943
Cape Dorset emailLoading...
Cape Dorset official websitecapedorset.ca
Mayor of Cape DorsetCary Merritt

Demographics of Cape Dorset

Name of Cape Dorset inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population1 441 inhabitants10 / 1 355
Population density in Cape Dorset147,9 pop/km² (383,2 pop/sq mi)

Information on Cape Dorset

Cities twinned with Cape DorsetCurrently, the town Cape Dorset isn’t twinned
Natural parksCape Dorset isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Cape Dorset

Cape Dorset Airport 0.7 km
Ivujivik Airport 213.5 km
Akulivik Airport 388.8 km

Cape Dorset territory

Cape Dorset area974 hectares
9,74 km² (3,76 sq mi)
Minimum altitude0 Altitude metres
Maximum altitude243 Altitude metres
Average altitude122 Altitude metres
Cape Dorset altitude50 Altitude metres
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 64.2317
Longitude: -76.5403
Latitude: 64° 13' 54'' North
Longitude: 76° 32' 25'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/Iqaluit)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

Distance between Cape Dorset and other main cities and towns

Toronto : 2291 kmMontreal : 2091 kmCalgary : 2615 km
Ottawa : 2095 kmEdmonton : 2387 kmBrampton : 2297 km
Mississauga : 2305 kmWinnipeg : 2006 kmVancouver : 3188 km
Hamilton : 2345 kmQuebec : 1966 km closestSurrey : 3184 km
Laval : 2084 kmHalifax : 2321 kmLondon : 2384 km
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Cape Dorset town’s surrounding area

in the territory and around the Cape Dorset town
Kingnait Hill 2.1 km
Cape Dorset 7.7 km
Okolliltuk Island 8.5 km
Okolli Island 8.5 km
Okollituk Island 8.5 km
Sakkiak Island 11 km
Shakkeak Island 11 km

Leisure and activities in Cape Dorset surrounding area

No activities found in town Cape Dorset