Nain, located at the latitude 56º 30' N was the very first mission established by the Moravian missionaries in Labrador (in 1771). The community occupies the northern side of Unity Bay and approximately 50km separates it from the Labrador Sea. It is the largest (1 250 inhabitants) and the northernmost community in Labrador. Since 2005, Nain is the administrative capital of the government of Nunatsiavut.

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