Yukon at a Glance
Yukon is larger than life with breathtaking wilderness, a wealth of opportunities, abundant natural resources and friendly welcoming people. It is home to a skilled and educated work force, modern infrastructure and endless options for outdoor activities year-round.
Yukon is an excellent place to live, work and play — it is a way of life.
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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 2012, Yukon’s population is 35,862 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.