North Slave Region
North Slave Region
Location within the Northwest Territories
|Federal riding||Northwest Territories|
|• Regional superintendent||Yvonne Doolittle|
|• Office location||Yellowknife|
|Time zone||UTC−07:00 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (MDT)|
|Highways|| Highway 3 |
The North Slave Region or Tłicho Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories of Canada. It is the most populous of the five regions, with a population of almost 23,000. According to Municipal and Community Affairs the region consists of eight communities with the regional offices situated in Behchokǫ̀ and Yellowknife. With the exception of Yellowknife, the communities are predominantly First Nations.
The North Slave Region includes the following communities:
|Name||Type||Census||Aboriginal Population Profile|
|Behchokǫ̀||Tlicho community government||1,874||1,720||60||10||160|
|Gamèti||Tlicho community government||278||275||0||0||10|
|Ndilǫ||Yellowknives community||Included in Yellowknife|
|Wekweeti||Tlicho community government||129||120||0||10||10|
|Whatì||Tlicho community government||470||440||10||0||25|
|Sources: NWT Bureau of Statistics (2001 - 2017)|
^ a: 2001 estimated population. Included with Yellowknife
- Government of the Northwest Territories. "About Municipal and Community Affairs". Retrieved 2019-06-17.
- "Northwest Territories Official Community Names and Pronunciation Guide". Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Yellowknife: Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories. Archived from the original on 2016-01-13. Retrieved 2016-01-13.
- "Differences in Community Government Structures" (PDF). Maca.gov.nt.ca. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data".
- "Aboriginal Population Profile, 2016 census". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
- Population Estimates By Community from the GNWT
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