Whitehorse

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Whitehorse
Downtown Whitehorse and Yukon River, June 2008
Motto: Our People, Our Strength
Whitehorse is located in Yukon
Whitehorse
Location of Whitehorse in Yukon
Coordinates: 60°43′N 135°03′W / 60.717°N 135.05°W / 60.717; -135.05Coordinates: 60°43′N 135°03′W / 60.717°N 135.05°W / 60.717; -135.05
Country Canada
Territory Yukon
Established 1898
Government
 • City Mayor Dan Curtis
 • Governing body Whitehorse City Council
 • MPs Ryan Leef
 • MLAs Currie Dixon
Doug Graham
Elizabeth Hanson
Scott Kent
David Laxton
Lois Moorcroft
Mike Nixon
Darrell Pasloski
Jan Stick
Elaine Taylor
Kate White
Area
 • City 416.54 km2 (160.83 sq mi)
 • Metro 8,488.91 km2 (3,277.59 sq mi)
Elevation 670–1,702 m (2,200–5,584 ft)
Population (2013)
 • City 27,889
 • Density 55.9/km2 (145/sq mi)
 • Urban 26,210
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
NTS Map 105D11
GNBC Code KABPC

Whitehorse is the capital of Yukon, Canada. It is the also largest city in northern Canada. It is on the Alaska Highway and the Yukon River.

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