Canadian Territories:

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1 Yukon Yukon map Natural Resources Canada The smallest of the three territories, Yukon (also known as "the Yukon") is the most westerly territory, bordering Alaska. People visit the Yukon to see the Northern lights, the historic Klondike Gold Rush locations, Mount Logan (highest mountain in Canada) in Kluane National Park, the midnight sun (when the sun is visible at midnight), and to try dog sledding. The capital is Whitehorse, which is in the southern part of the territory and Yukon's only city. The portion of the Arctic coast has a tundra climate.
2 Northwest Territories Northwest Territories map Natural Resources Canada Northwest Territories is the most populous of the three and borders the other two territories in—as you would expect—the northwest part of the country. The capital is Yellowknife, and this territory is best known for the Northern lights, the midnight sun, the Nahanni River, the centerpiece of Nahanni National Park Reserve, and rugged outdoor adventure. Half the population is indigenous and The Northwest Territories boasts 11 official languages. Visitors can learn about the First Nations cultures.
3 Nunavut Nunavut map Natural Resources Canada Nunavut is the largest and most northern territory of Canada. It is the newest territory as well, having been separated from Northwest Territories in 1999. One of the world's most remote locations, it has the second smallest population in Canada. The capital is Iqaluit and adventurers travel to the area to watch the narwhals, see the polar bears, and explore this remote territory. The territory is known for its indigenous Inuit people's artwork, carvings, and handmade traditional clothing. The art is displayed at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum in the capital.
TripSavvy. (2019). Guide to Canada's Provinces and Territories. [online] Available at: