Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories is a wonderful place to experience the great Canadian outdoors. This pristine northern world offers a diversity of things for visitors to do. Canada's greatest rivers and biggest lakes are found here.

Culture and history abound in the Northwest Territories. From the aboriginal cultural heritage to galleries and museums you will learn much about Canadian heritage here. Many outdoor activities are offered in this area as well, including paddling, white water rafting, skiing, and more.

Northwest Territories is a great place to visit. Vacation packages are available and may include skiing, accommodations, sled dog trips, river rafting, and boating.

Population: 41, 389 (Statistics Canada 2003)
Capital City: Yellowknife
Entered Confederation: 1870
Main Northwest Territories Industries: mining, tourism
General Information: Northwest Territories is one of Canada's most northern provinces.
Language: English, French, six Aboriginal languages
Major Travel Regions: Yellowknife, Hay River, Inuvik