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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

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The Northern Lights over Yellowknife
Downtown Yellowknife.

Yellowknife (2011 population: 19,234) is a Canadian city. It is the capital of the Northwest Territories of Canada. It is located on the north shore of Great Slave Lake. The city used to be a mining town until the 1980's.

On August 16, 2023, the city of Yellowknife had to evacuate because of the growing wildfires near the area.[1]

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  1. "Yellowknife begins evacuation as wildfires approach". CBC News. Retrieved August 18, 2023.

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