If you like any of the following; cold weather, fishing, watching the northern lights and other surprises in the night sky, being close to the north pole, not much day light, quiet, and peaceful… and also love Diamonds (who doesn’t??), then you will love Yellowknife!
Located in the second largest territory in Canada, Yellowknife is the capital and largest city of Northwest Territories. With a population of just over 20,000 people.
English is the main language.
Yellowknife was established in 1934, making it one of the youngest cities in Canada. It became the capital of the territory in 1967.
If you have ever dreamed of living close to the North Pole, then Yellowknife is the best place to do it. It is only 3,062 kilometres away from the North Pole.
Gold mining is a big part of entire territories' industry.
Appropriately named "the Diamond Capital of North America", a lot of Canada's diamonds come from Yellowknife.
Yellowknife gets an estimated 5 thunderstorms a year.
If you love fish, then you will love Yellowknife; there are a plethora of options - whitefish, northern pike, pickerel, arctic char, lake trout and more.
If you love the Northern lights, then come here... one of the best places on Earth to do it.
The city saw an estimated 24 cm of snow on February 20th, 1982. The most in the city's history.
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