Government of Yukon

About Yukon

Key facts

  • Located in the Canadian Cordillera physiographic region.
  • Total land mass is 482,443 km2 (about the size of Spain).
  • Represents 4.8% of Canada's total land area.
  • 9th largest of Canada's 10 provinces and 3 territories.
  • Population is 35,862. Approximately 3/4 live in the capital city of Whitehorse (June 2012)
  • All Yukon communities have access to a high-level of internet and broadband.

Yukon at a glance

This publication provides you with an overview of Yukon's location, history, culture, politics, environment, economy, emblems and symbols.

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