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For the former United States territory, see Northwest Territory. For other geographical names that include "Northwest", see Northwest. Northwest Territories Territoires du Nord-Ouest (French) Nunatsiaq (Inuinnaqtun) ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ (Inuktitut) Flag Coat of arms Motto: (No official motto)[1] Capital Yellowknife Largest city Yellowknife Largest metro Yellowknife Official languages Chipewyan, Cree, English, French, Gwich’in, Inuinnaqtun, Inuktitut, Inuvialuktun, North Slavey, South Slavey, Tłı̨chǫ[2] Demonym Northwest Territorian[3] Government Type Commissioner George Tuccaro[4] Premier Bob McLeod (Consensus government, no party affiliations) Legislature Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories Federal representation (in Canadian Parliament) House seats 1 of 308 (0.3%) Senate seats 1 of 105 (1%) Confederation July 15, 1870 (Hudson's Bay Company cedes territory to Canada) (6th) Area [5] Ranked 3rd Total 1,346,106 km2 (519,734 sq mi) Land 1,183,085 km2 (456,792 sq mi) Water (%) 163,021 km2 (62,943 sq mi) (12.1%) Proportion of Canada 13.5% of 9,984,670 km2 Population Ranked 11th Total (2011) 41,462 [6] Density (2011) 0.04 /km2 (0.10 /sq mi) GDP Ranked 11th Total (2011) C$4.791 billion[7] Per capita C$108,394 (1st) Abbreviations Postal NT ISO 3166-2 CA-NT Time zone UTC-7 Postal code prefix X0, X1 (Yellowknife) Flower Mountain avens Tree Tamarack Larch Bird Gyrfalcon Website www.gov.nt.ca The Northwest Territories (NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO) is a territory of Canada. With a population of 41,462 in 2011 and an estimated population of 43,537 in 2013, the Northwest Territories is the most populous territory in Northern Canada. Yellowknife became the territorial capital in 1967, following recommendations by the Carrothers Commission. The Northwest Territories entered the Canadian Confederation July 15, 1870, but the current borders were formed April 1, 1999, when the territory was subdivided to create Nunavut via the Nunavut Act and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act. While neighbouring Nunavut is mostly Arctic tundra, the Northwest Territories has a slightly warmer climate and is mostly boreal forest (taiga), although portions of the territory lie north of the tree line, and its most northern regions form part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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    Twin Falls Gorge Territorial Park

    Camping at Twin Falls Gorge Territorial Park in Northwest Territories is a relaxation site. You can go to thee site and enjoy Camping, Fishing, Hiking and Swimming opportunities. Amenities: Drinking Water, Dump Station, Fire Pit, Firewood, Interpretive Display, Kitchen Shelter, Look Out, Pets on Leash, Picnic/Day Use Area, Playground, Powered Campsites, Showers, Staffed Information, Toilet/Outhouse, […]

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    Reid Lake Territorial Park

    Camping at Reid Lake Territorial Park Northwest in Territories is a recreation destination. There are total 6 campsites. You can go to the site and enjoy Camping, Boating, Canoeing, Hiking, Swimming and Fishing opportunities. Amenities: Tables provided at campsites, Firewood available on or near campground, Tap water available, Pit toilets, Hiking trails, Playground, Picnic shelter, Day use area, Boat launch, Docking, Drinking Water, Wind Sailing. Site Description: Reid Lake Territorial Park is one of […]

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    Queen Elizabeth Territorial Park

    Camping at Queen Elizabeth Territorial Park in Northwest Territories  is a recreation destination. There are total 17 campsites. You can go to the site and enjoy Camping, Boating, Canoeing, Hiking, Climbing,Cycling, Swimming and Fishing opportunities. Amenities: Firewood available on or near campground, Showers available, Flush toilets, Sewage dumping station, Hiking trails, Playground, Picnic shelter, Day use area. Site Description: Queen Elizabeth Territorial Park is a full-service campground catering to campers in […]

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    Prelude Lake Territorial Park

    Camping at Prelude Lake Territorial Park in Northwest Territories is a recreation site. There are total 58 campsites. You can go to the site and enjoy Camping, Hiking, Boating, Cycling, Swimming, Fishing, Canoeing and Wildlife Viewing opportunities. Amenities: Tables provided at campsites, Tap water available, Pit toilets,  Recycling collection at campground, Sewage dumping station, Hiking […]

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    Blackstone Territorial Park

    Camping at Blackstone Territorial Park is a provincial park in Canada has  19 non-powered campsites. You can go to the site and enjoy marvelous camping opportunity. Activities: Fishing, Swimming,  Water Skiing, Wind Sailing Facilities: Boat Launch, Showers, Fire Pit, Playground, Firewood,  Picnic/Day Use Area, Toilet/Outhouse, Kitchen Shelter Description: Camping at Blackstone Territorial Park is situated at the Liard River, […]