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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is a tiny coastal fishing village on the southeastern coast of with a population of just over 500 people.

is a border town near Blanc-Sablon, .

, population 529, is a tiny, isolated hamlet in southeastern .

and Wabush are a pair of towns in West on the border.


is a town of 7,750 people in , founded in 1941 as a military base and seaport.

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

, on the Labrador Peninsula in , occupies the northernmost tip of , .

Akami-Uapishkᵁ-KakKasuak-Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve is a national park reserve in central , .

in is one of the last company towns in .


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