Northwest Territories Facts
- Capital City: Yellowknife (18,700 pop.) (2006 CMA) (CMA population includes city and metro suburb areas)
- Northwest Territory Population: 41,462 (2011 est.)
- Northwest Territory Population: (per square mile)
- Province Populations: (all provinces / territories)
- Currency: Canadian Dollar (conversion rates)
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- Yellowknife Facts
- Ethnicity: First Nations (36%), English (16%), Scottish (14%), Irish (12%), Inuit (11%), others
- GDP total: $4.103 billion (Canadian dollars) (11th)
- GDP per capita: GDP per capita $76,000 (Canadian dollars) (1st)
- Land Sizes
- Language: Chipewyan, Cree, English, French, Gwich'in, Inuinnaqtun, Inuktitut, Inuvialuktun, North Slavey, South Slavey, Tlich Yatiì
- Largest Cities: (by population) Yellowknife, Inuvik, Fort McPherson, Norman Wells, Tuktoyaktuk
- Name: The name was originally used to describe lands in the west and north of what is now modern-day Canada. Even though parts of those lands were merged into other provinces, the original name remains.
- Territory Date: July 15, 1870
- Dominion dates (all provinces and teritories)
Note: The Canadian Confederation, or the birth of Canada as a recognized nation, took place on July 1, 1867, and originally included the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec.
- Religion: Catholic (46%), Anglican Church of Canada (15%), United Church of Canada (6%), others
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