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Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 1,140,835 sq km
    (water) 205,271 sq km
    (TOTAL) 1,346,106 sq km

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  • Land Area: (all provinces)
  • Horizontal Width: (example) 1,260 km (783 miles) from Nahanni National Park, east to border with Nunavut.
  • Vertical Length: (example) from Tukloyaktuk southeast to Fort Smith 1,221 km (1,440 miles)

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Provinces: (3) Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan
  • Bordering Territory: (2) Nunavut, Yukon
  • U.S. Border: 291 km (181 mi)
  • Geographic Center: is located within Great Bear Lake
  • Highest Point: Mt. Nirvana, 2,773 m (9,098 ft.)
  • Lowest Point: Beaufort Sea, 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
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This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.