Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories
geographical name territory NW Canada comprising that area of the mainland N of 60°N between Yukon Territory to the W & Nunavut to the E capital Yellowknife area 456,790 square miles (1,183,085 square kilometers), population 40,860

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  • Northwest Territories — Territoires du Nord Ouest Nordwest Territorien Wappen Flagge (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Northwest Territories —   [ nɔːθ west terɪtərɪz], Nordwẹstterritori|en, Verwaltungsgebiet im Norden von Kanada, umfasst mit 1 346 106 km2 ein Drittel der Fläche Kanadas, (1999) 41 600 Einwohner, davon rd. 60 % Eskimo und Indianer. Unterteilt in fünf Verwaltungsregionen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Northwest Territories — Northwest Ter|ri|to|ries the Northwest Territories a very large area in northwest Canada east of the Yukon, whose capital is Yellowknife. It covers a third of the area of Canada, but it has a very small population and very cold weather …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Northwest Territories — division of N Canada: 552,909 sq mi (1,432,029 sq km); pop. 39,000; cap. Yellowknife: abbrev. NT or NWT or NWTer …   English World dictionary

  • Northwest Territories — For the former United States territory, see Northwest Territory. For other geographical names that include Northwest , see Northwest. Coordinates: 64°16′N 119°11′W / 64.267°N …   Wikipedia

  • Northwest Territories — a territory of Canada lying N of the provinces and extending E from Yukon territory to Davis Strait. 42,237; 1,304,903 sq. mi. (3,379,700 sq. km). Cap.: Yellowknife. Also called Old Northwest. * * * Territory (pop., 2001 est.: 40,900), northern… …   Universalium

  • Northwest Territories — Territoires du Nord Ouest Territoires du Nord Ouest Northwest Territories …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Northwest Territories — noun a large territory in northwestern Canada; part is now Nunavut • Instance Hypernyms: ↑district, ↑territory, ↑territorial dominion, ↑dominion • Part Holonyms: ↑Canada • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Northwest Territories — Sp Šiáurės Vakarų teritòrijos Ap Northwest Territories L Kanados adm. teritorija …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Northwest Territories — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Northwest Territories Country and Admin Code CA.13 CA …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Northwest Territories — /nɔθwɛst ˈtɛrətriz/ (say nawthwest teruhtreez) plural noun a territory of Canada lying north of the provinces and between Yukon and Nunavut territories. 1 346 106 km2. Capital: Yellowknife …   Australian English dictionary

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