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About Yukon and its communities


Yukon is one of three federal territories in Canada.

Explore each of Yukon’s communities and discover why our territory is Canada’s best-kept secret.

Key Yukon facts:

  • Located in the Canadian Cordillera physiographic region.
  • A total land mass of 482,443 km2 (about the size of Spain).
  • Yukon represents 4.8 per cent of Canada's total land area. Of the 10 provinces and three territories, Yukon is the ninth largest.
  • As of June 2013, Yukon’s population is 36,526 of which about three-quarters live in the capital city of Whitehorse.
  • All Yukon communities have access to a high-level of internet and broadband.

Check out Yukon at a Glance for more information or visit http://www.yukoncommunities.yk.ca/about-yukon.