Labrador is the mostly remote and sparsely settled mainland portion of . Named for 15th-century Portuguese explorer João Fernandes Lavrador, it's “the big land”: vast wilderness areas with abundant wildlife, whales and icebergs, some of the highest peaks east of the Canadian Rockies, and — almost as an afterthought — some widely scattered pockets of human habitation.

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and Wabush are a pair of towns in Labrador West on the Québec border. Photo: Felix-Antoine Tremblay, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a vast but sparsely-populated rural area in northern Labrador which comprises six widely-scattered native villages and three abandoned ghost towns spread across over 72,000 square kilometres of land. Photo: Gierszep, Public domain.

is a town of 7,750 people in Labrador, founded in 1941 as a military base and seaport. Photo: Shawn, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, on the Labrador Peninsula in , occupies the northernmost tip of Labrador, . Photo: Gierszep, Public domain.


is a Labrador border town near Blanc-Sablon, Québec. Photo: phaselockedloop, CC BY-SA 2.0.

in Labrador is one of the last company towns in . Photo: Martin Lopatka, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a tiny coastal fishing village on the southeastern coast of Labrador with a population of just over 500 people. Photo: Cephas, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, population 412 is a town located on the southeastern Labrador coast, 215 km from the /Labrador border in . Photo: Llewelynpritchard, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Akami-Uapishkᵁ-KakKasuak-Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve is a national park reserve in central Labrador, . Photo: Gierszep, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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