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Atlas Canada - Northwest Territories

Capital
Yellowknife
Total Area
520,850 sq mi
1,349,000 sq km
Population
39,672 (1996 census)
Major Cities
Yellowknife (17,275), Hay River (3,611) (1996 census)
Highest Point
Mackenzie Mts. (unnamed peak)
9,098 feet
2,773 meters
Industry
mining, lumber, handicrafts, fishing, tourism
Agriculture
hunting, fur trade, fish (char, whitefish)
Natural Resources
gold, petroleum, zinc