There are many definitions for the Arctic region. The boundary is generally considered
to be north of the Arctic Circle (66° 33’N), which is the limit of the midnight
sun and the winter twilight. See the map of the Arctic regions.
In the northern hemisphere, the Arctic includes the Arctic Ocean (which overlies
the North Pole) and parts of Canada, Greenland (a territory of Denmark), Russia,
the United States (Alaska), Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland.
Arctic Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous peoples have inhabited the Arctic for thousands of years. The proportion
indigenous people is estimated to be less than 20 percent of total population living
in arctic areas. There are over 40 different ethnic groups living in the Arctic.
Arctic - Wikipedia.org
ArcticStat - Circumpolar database
Arctic theme maps
and graphics - by Grid-Arendal
in the Arctic
Arctic links - by Arctic