Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories is a vast wilderness area that is a part of Northern Canada. Although the name is plural, NWT is a single sub-national jurisdiction within Canada.

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Inuvik is a town in Canada's Northwest Territories located at the inland end of the McKenzie Delta and the northern end of the Dempster Highway, almost 200 km north of the Arctic Circle.

Yellowknife is the capital city of the Northwest Territories, on the North Arm of Great Slave Lake, on Yellowknife Bay.


Tuktoyaktuk, commonly known simply as Tuk, is a tiny Inuvialuit village on the Arctic Ocean in the extreme north of Canada's Northwest Territories.

The town of Hay River is in Northwest Territories in northern Canada.

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Other Names for Northwest Territories

  • French:  Territoires du Nord-Ouest
  • Portuguese:  Territórios do Noroeste

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