Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories is a vast wilderness area that is a part of . Summer in the NWT offers open water, camping, hot weather and the midnight sun.
Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

is the capital city of the Northwest Territories, on the North Arm of Great Slave Lake, on Bay. Photo: Sharingknowledge, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is national park reserve in the Northwest Territories of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a town in Canada's Northwest Territories at the inland end of the Mackenzie Delta and the northern end of the Dempster Highway, almost 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. Photo: Martin Male, CC BY 2.0.

Aulavik National Park; from the Inuvialuktun for "place where people travel") is a national park located on in the Northwest Territories of .

Destinations

, commonly known simply as Tuk, is an Inuvialuit village of 900 people on the Arctic Ocean in the extreme north of 's Northwest Territories. Photo: Ian Mackenzie, CC BY 2.0.

The town of is a town of 3,500 people in Northwest Territories in northern . Photo: Ymblanter, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a national park located in the Northwest Territories of that was established in 1998.

is a town of 2,500 people on the Slave River in the Northwest Territories near the Alberta border. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The Charter Community of is at the western shore of Great Bear Lake, 544 km northwest of in the Northwest Territories. Photo: mattcatpurple, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Nááts'ihch'oh National Park Reserve is a national park reserve in the Northwest Territories of . Photo: Gierszep, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a proposed national park reserve in the Northwest Territories of . Photo: Gierszep, Public domain.

is a hamlet of 125 people in Northwest Territories in northern . Photo: Maciej, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Northwest Territories

Latitude of center
69.5006° or 69° 30' 2.2" north
Longitude of center
-121.5045° or 121° 30' 16" west
Population
31,200
Abbreviation
NT
Abbreviation
NWT
Elevation
461 metres (1512 feet)
Geo­Names ID
6091069

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Noordwestelike gebiede
  • Albanian: Territoret Veri-Perëndimore
  • Amharic: ስሜን-ምዕራብ ግዛቶች
  • Arabic: Mga Teritoryo ha Kanawayan
  • Arabic: الأقاليم الشمالية الغربية
  • Armenian: Հյուսիսարևմտյան տարածքներ
  • Asturian: Territorios del Noroeste
  • Azerbaijani: Şimal-Qərb Əraziləri
  • Azerbaijani: Şimal-Qərb əraziləri
  • Bashkir: Төньяҡ-Көнбайыш Биләмәләре
  • Bashkir: Төньяҡ-Көнбайыш Территориялары
  • Basque: Ipar-mendebaldeko Lurraldeak
  • Belarusian: Паўночна-Заходнія тэрыторыі
  • Bengali: উত্তরপশ্চিম অধীনস্থ অঞ্চলসমূহ
  • Bosnian: Sjeverozapadne teritorije
  • Breton: Tiriadoù ar Gwalarn
  • Bulgarian: Северозападни територии
  • Catalan: Territoris del Nord-oest
  • Cebuano: Northwest Territories
  • Central Kurdish: ناوچەکانی باکووری خۆراوای کەنەدا
  • Cherokee: ᏧᏴᏢ ᏭᏕᎵᎬ ᎦᏙᎯ ᎤᎵᏍᏛᎢ
  • Chinese: Sai-pak Léng-thó͘
  • Chinese: 西北地区
  • Chinese: 西北地區
  • Cornish: Tiredhow an North-West
  • Croatian: Sjeverozapadni teritoriji
  • Czech: Severozápadní teritoria
  • Danish: Northwest Territories
  • Dimli (individual language): Erdê Zımey Rocawani
  • Dutch: NWT
  • Dutch: Noordwestelijke territoria
  • Dutch: Northwest Territories
  • English: NWT
  • Esperanto: Nordokcidentaj Teritorioj
  • Estonian: Loodealad
  • Faroese: Northwest Territories
  • Finnish: Luoteisterritoriot
  • Finnish: Northwest Territories
  • French: NWT
  • French: Territoires du Nord-Ouest
  • Galician: Territorios do Noroeste
  • Georgian: ჩრდილო-დასავლეთი ტერიტორიები
  • German: Nordwest-Territorien
  • German: Nordwest-Territorium
  • Greek: Βορειοδυτικά Εδάφη
  • Gujarati: નોર્થવેસ્ટ ટેરિટરીઝ
  • Hebrew: הטריטוריות הצפון-מערביות
  • Hindi: नॉर्थवेस्ट टेरीटरीज़
  • Hungarian: Északnyugati területek
  • Icelandic: Norðvesturhéruðin
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Barat Laut
  • Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ
  • Irish: Críocha an Iarthuaiscirt
  • Italian: Territori del Nord-Ovest
  • Japanese: ノースウエスト準州
  • Kalaallisut: Northwest Territories
  • Kannada: ವಾಯುವ್ಯ ಪ್ರಾಂತ್ಯಗಳು
  • Korean: 노스웨스트 준주
  • Kurdish: Northwest Territories
  • Ladino: Territorios del Noroeste
  • Latin: Territoria Septentrio-Occidentalia
  • Latin: Territoria septentrio-occidentalia
  • Latvian: Ziemeļrietumu Teritorijas
  • Latvian: Ziemeļrietumu teritorijas
  • Ligurian: Teritöi do Nòrd-Ovest
  • Literary Chinese: 西北地區
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Vakarai
  • Luxembourgish: Nordwest-Territoiren
  • Macedonian: Северозападни Територии
  • Malay: Wilayah Barat Laut
  • Malayalam: നോർത്ത്‍വെസ്റ്റ് ടെറിറ്ററീസ്
  • Manx: Thallooyn yn Eear Hwoaie
  • Marathi: नॉर्थवेस्ट टेरिटोरीज
  • Min Dong Chinese: Să̤-báe̤k Liāng-tū
  • Min Nan Chinese: Northwest Territories
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sai-pak Léng-thó·
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sai-pak Léng-thó͘
  • Mingrelian: ოორუე-ბჟადალი ტერიტორიეფი
  • Mongolian: Баруун Хойд Нутаг Дэвсгэр
  • Northern Frisian: Nuurdwaast-Teritoorien
  • Norwegian: Nordvestterritoriene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nordvestterritoriene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nordvestterritoria
  • Occitan (post 1500): Territòris del Nòrd Oèst
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܘܚܕܢܐ ܓܪܒܝܝܐ-ܡܥܪܒܝܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Norþwest Landscipas
  • Ossetian: Цæгат-Ныгуылæн территоритæ
  • Pampanga: Northwest Territories
  • Panjabi: ਉੱਤਰ-ਪੱਛਮੀ ਰਾਜਖੇਤਰ
  • Persian: قلمروهای شمال غرب
  • Persian: نواحی شمال غرب
  • Piemontese: Teritòri dël Nòrd-Òvest
  • Polish: Terytoria Północno-Zachodnie
  • Portuguese: Territórios do Noroeste
  • Romanian: Teritoriile de Nordvest
  • Russia Buriat: Баруун Хойто нютаг дэбисхэр
  • Russian: Северо-Западные территории
  • Samogitian: Šiaurės vakarū terituorėjė
  • Sardinian: Territòrios de su Norti-Uestu
  • Scots: Northwast Territories
  • Scottish Gaelic: Roinnean an Iar Thuath
  • Serbian: Северозападне територије
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sjeverozapadne teritorije
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sjeverozapadni teritoriji
  • Sinhala: උතුරු බටහිර භුමිය
  • Slovak: Severozápadné teritóriá
  • Slovenian: Severozahodni teritoriji
  • Spanish: Territorios del Noroeste
  • Swahili: Northwest Territories
  • Swedish: Nordvästra territorierna
  • Swedish: Nordvästterritorierna
  • Swedish: Northwest Territories
  • Tagalog: Northwest Territories
  • Tamil: வடக்கு மேற்கு டெரரிடோரிஸ்
  • Tamil: வடமேற்கு நிலப்பகுதிகள்
  • Tatar: Төньяк-Көнбатыш территорияләр
  • Telugu: నార్త్‌వెస్ట్ టెరిటరీస్
  • Thai: นอร์ทเวสต์เทร์ริทอรีส์
  • Turkish: Kuzeybatı Toprakları
  • Uighur: Gherbiy Shimal Rayoni
  • Ukrainian: Північно-Західні території
  • Urdu: شمال مغربی ریجن جات، کینیڈا
  • Urdu: شمال مغربی علاقہ جات
  • Urdu: شمال مغربی علاقہ جات، کینیڈا
  • Uzbek: Shimoli-Gʻarbiy hududlar
  • Venetian: Northwest Territories
  • Vietnamese: Các Lãnh thổ Tây Bắc
  • Vlaams: Nôordwestlikke Gebiedn
  • Volapük: Northwest Territories
  • Võro: Põh'aõdagu alaq
  • Waray (Philippines): Mga Teritoryo ha Kanawayan
  • Welsh: Tiriogaethau'r Gogledd-orllewin
  • Western Frisian: Noardwest Territories
  • Western Frisian: Noardwestlike Territoaria
  • Western Panjabi: اُتلے لہندے علاقے
  • Western Panjabi: اُتلے لہندے علاقے، کینیڈا
  • Wu Chinese: 西北地区 (加拿大)
  • Yiddish: נארדוועסט טעריטאריעס
  • Yue Chinese: 西北地區
  • Північно-західні території

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