Located in Canada’s far north, the Northwest Territories are bordered by Canada’s two other territories, Nunavut to the east and Yukon to the west, and by the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan to the south. There are Aurora viewing opportunities better than anywhere else on earth and unparalleled outdoor adventure activities in any season! Geographical features include Great Bear Lake, the largest lake entirely within Canada, and Great Slave Lake, the deepest body of water in North America.
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Yellowknife is the capital city and the largest community in the Northwest Territories. Soak up the historic charm of this mining town and experience the vibrant aboriginal culture. As the largest city in the Northwest Territories, Yellowknife is the hub for mining, industry, transportation, education, health, and tourism.