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Yukon

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  • Capital City: Whitehorse (22,898 pop.) (2006 CMA)
  • Yukon Population: 33,897 (2011 est.)
  • Yukon Population: (per square mile)
  • Province Populations: (all provinces / territories)
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • Ethnicity: English (22%), First Nations (20%), Scottish (11%), Irish (10%), German (9%), others
  • GDP total: $1.596 billion (Canadian dollars) (12th)
  • GDP per capita: $51,154 (Canadian dollars) (3rd)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, French
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Whitehorse, Haines Junction, Mayo, Carcross
  • Name: Yukon is named after the Yukon River; Yukon meaning "Great River" in the Gwich'in language.
  • Territory Date: June 13, 1989
  • 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 (21%), Anglican Church of Canada (13%), United Church of Canada (7%), Lutheran (4%), others
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