Postville, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Postville
Kaipokok
Qipuqqaq
Town
Nickname(s): The Post
Coordinates: 54°54′37″N 59°48′08″W / 54.91028°N 59.80222°W / 54.91028; -59.80222
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Region Nunatsiavut
Government
 • Mayor (AngajukKâk) Diane Gear
 • Federal MP Yvonne Jones (L)
 • Provincial MHA Randy Edmunds (L)
 • Nunatsiavut Assembly member Tyler Edmunds (I)
Elevation 68 m (223 ft)
Population
 • Total 180
Time zone Atlantic Time (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) Atlantic Daylight (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 709

Postville (Inuit: Qipuqqaq)[1] is a town in the north of Labrador, Canada. It has a population of about 180. It is located 25 – 30 km into the interior of Kaipokok Bay, 180 kilometres (110 mi) north-northeast of Goose Bay. Postville Airport is nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Issenman, Betty. Sinews of Survival: The living legacy of Inuit clothing. UBC Press, 1997. pp252-254

Coordinates: 54°54′37″N 59°48′08″W / 54.91028°N 59.80222°W / 54.91028; -59.80222