Baffin Island

Baffin Island is an island in , . It's the world's fifth largest island. It is larger in area than Spain, but has a population of only 13,000 people. It lies to the west of , across the Baffin Bay.
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Baffin Island

Latitude of center
69° or 69° north
Longitude of center
-72° or 72° west
Population
13,100
Elevation
303 metres (994 feet)
Geo­Names ID
5889292

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Baffin-eiland
  • Arabic: Baffin
  • Arabic: بافن
  • Arabic: بافين
  • Arabic: جزيرة بافن
  • Arabic: جزيرة بافين
  • Armenian: Բաֆինի երկիր
  • Asturian: Islla de Baffin
  • Azerbaijani: Baffin Torpağı
  • Azerbaijani: Baffin adası
  • Balinese: Nusa Baffin
  • Basque: Baffin
  • Basque: Baffin Lurra
  • Basque: Baffin irla
  • Basque: Baffin uhartea
  • Belarusian: Бафінава Зямля
  • Belarusian: Зямля Бафіна
  • Bengali: ব্যাফিন দ্বীপ
  • Bengali: ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ
  • Bosnian: Baffinovo ostrvo
  • Bosnian: Baffinov otok
  • Breton: Enez Baffin
  • Bulgarian: Бафинова земя
  • Catalan: Baffin
  • Catalan: Baffin Island
  • Catalan: Illa Baffin
  • Catalan: Illa de Baffin
  • Catalan: Terra de Baffin
  • Catalan: illa de Baffin
  • Cebuano: Île de Baffin
  • Chinese: Baffin Tó
  • Chinese: 巴芬岛
  • Chinese: 巴芬島
  • Croatian: Baffin Island
  • Croatian: Baffinova zemlja
  • Croatian: Baffinov otok
  • Croatian: Helluland
  • Czech: Baffin Island
  • Czech: Baffinův ostrov
  • Danish: Baffin Island
  • Danish: Baffin Land
  • Dutch: Baffin Eiland
  • Dutch: Baffineiland
  • Dutch: Baffinland
  • Dutch: Île de Baffin
  • Egyptian Arabic: بافين
  • English: Baffin island
  • English: Île de Baffin
  • Esperanto: Baffin-insulo
  • Esperanto: Bafina Insulo
  • Estonian: Akilinek
  • Estonian: Baffini maa
  • Estonian: Baffini saar
  • Estonian: Qikiqtaaluk
  • Faroese: Baffinsland
  • Finnish: Baffin Island
  • Finnish: Baffininsaari
  • French: Ile de Baffin
  • French: Terre de Baffin
  • French: Île de Baffin
  • French: île de Baffin
  • Galician: Illa de Baffin
  • Georgian: ბაფინის მიწა
  • German: Baffin-Insel
  • German: Baffin Island
  • German: Baffininsel
  • German: Baffinland
  • Greek: Γη του Μπάφιν
  • Greek: Νήσος Μπάφιν
  • Greek: Νησί Μπάφιν
  • Hebrew: אי באפין
  • Hebrew: באפין
  • Hindi: बैफ़िन द्वीप
  • Hungarian: Baffin-sziget
  • Icelandic: Baffineyja
  • Icelandic: Baffinsland
  • Indonesian: Baffin
  • Indonesian: Baffin Island
  • Indonesian: Pulau Baffin
  • Irish: Oileán Baffin
  • Italian: Baffin
  • Italian: Baffin Island
  • Italian: Isola Baffin
  • Italian: Isola di Baffin
  • Italian: Terra di Baffin
  • Japanese: バッフィン島
  • Japanese: バフィン島
  • Kalaallisut: Baffin Island
  • Kazakh: Баффин жері
  • Kirghiz: Баффин жери
  • Korean: 배핀섬
  • Latin: Insula Baffin
  • Latvian: Bafina sala
  • Latvian: Bafina zeme
  • Latvian: Kikiktāluka
  • Lithuanian: Baffino Žemė
  • Lithuanian: Bafino sala
  • Lithuanian: Bafino Žemė
  • Macedonian: Бафинов Остров
  • Macedonian: Бафинова Земја
  • Malay: Pulau Baffin
  • Malayalam: ബാഫിൻ ദ്വീപ്
  • Marathi: बॅफिन बेट
  • Min Nan Chinese: Baffin Tó
  • Mingrelian: ბაფინიშ დიხა
  • Norwegian: Baffinøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Baffin Island
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Baffinøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Baffinøyen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Baffin Island
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Baffinland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Baffinøya
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illa de Baffin
  • Occitan (post 1500): Tèrra de Baffin
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Hellualand
  • Ossetian: Баффины Зæхх
  • Ossetian: Баффины зæхх
  • Persian: جزیره بافین
  • Persian: جزیرهٔ بافین
  • Polish: Ziemia Baffina
  • Portuguese: Baffin
  • Portuguese: Ilha Baffin
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Baffin
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Baffin
  • Romanian: Insula Baffin
  • Romanian: Insula Ţara Baffin
  • Romanian: Insula Țara Baffin
  • Russian: Баффинова Земля
  • Samogitian: Bafina žemė
  • Scottish Gaelic: Baffin Island
  • Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Bhaffin
  • Serbian: Baffinisland
  • Serbian: Бафинова земља
  • Serbian: Бафиново острво
  • Serbo-Croatian: Baffinov otok
  • Sicilian: Ìsula Baffin
  • Slovak: Baffinov ostrov
  • Slovenian: Baffinov otok
  • Spanish: Baffin
  • Spanish: Baffin Island
  • Spanish: Isla Baffin
  • Spanish: Isla de Baffin
  • Spanish: Tierra de Baffin
  • Swahili: Kisiwa cha Baffin
  • Swedish: Baffins land
  • Swedish: Baffinön
  • Swedish: Qikiqtaaluk
  • Swedish: Île de Baffin
  • Tamil: பாஃபின் தீவு
  • Tatar: Баффин Җире
  • Thai: เกาะแบฟฟิน
  • Turkish: Baffin Adası
  • Ukrainian: Баффінова Земля
  • Upper Sorbian: Baffinska kupa
  • Urdu: جزیرہ بفین
  • Uzbek: Baffin yeri
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Baffin
  • Waray (Philippines): Baffin
  • Waray (Philippines): Baffin Island
  • Waray (Philippines): Isla han Baffin
  • Waray (Philippines): Puro han Baffin
  • Waray (Philippines): Purô han Baffin
  • Welsh: Ynys Baffin
  • Western Frisian: Baffinlân
  • Wu Chinese: 巴芬岛
  • Yue Chinese: 巴芬島
  • Баффин Жері

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