Ungava Tulattavik Health Center
Kangiqsualujjuaq’s CLSC point of service has about 30 employees and over 900 residents. Fun fact: the village is located just below the tree line. It is therefore one of the only villages of the Bay where you will find trees!

Kangiqsualujjuaq in a few words

Features of the territory
Tourist attractions
  • About 1,000 residents

  • Kangiqsualujjuaq means "very large bay" in inuktitut

  • Also known as George River

  • Nunavik’s easternmost village

  • Located just under the tree line

  • First village to open a "family house"

  • An active community

  • Located on George River’s eastern bank

  • In 1959, Inuits created, of their initiative, the first northern Quebec cooperative in order to commercialize arctic char

  • In 1962, the first Inuits settled down permanently in the area

  • Surrounded by mountains

  • The village’s elevated situation offers a breathtaking view of Goerge River

  • Snowmobile expeditions in the Torngat mountains, towards the Labrador communities of Nain and Nachvak

  • In 2007, a French documentary, titled Au-delà de leurs rêves, was filmed in the village

  • Excellent area for Atlantic salmon and arctic char fishing as well as hunting for caribou

  • The Torngat mountains, and Mount Iberville which culminates at 1,646m

  • The Koroc River

  • The Abloviak Fjord

  • The George River and Helen’s Falls

  • Wildlife observation : caribou, black bear, fox and wolf


Map of Kangiqsualujjuaq

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