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Northwest Territories

Flag Northwest Territories The Northwest Territories is a federal territory of Canada.
Located in northern Canada, the territory borders Canada's two other territories, Yukon to the west and Nunavut to the east, and three provinces: British Columbia to the southwest, Alberta and Saskatchewan to the south. It has a land area of 1,140,835 square kilometers (440,000 sq mi) and a population of 41,464 as of the 2006 census. In 1967 Yellowknife became the capital as a result of recommendations by the Carrothers Commission.


Map Northwest Territories Capital : Yellowknife
Largest metro : Yellowknife
Population : 42 514
Abbreviation : NT
Main cities : Yellowknife, Fort Providence, Enterprise, Fort Liard, Fort Resolution