North Slave Region

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North Slave Region
Canadian Shield in Yellowknife
Location within the Northwest Territories
Location within the Northwest Territories
CountryCanada
TerritoryNorthwest Territories
Federal ridingNorthwest Territories
Territorial ridingsMonfwi
Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh
Government
 • Regional superintendentYvonne Doolittle
 • Office locationYellowknife
Population
 (2016)
 • Total23,144
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Highways Highway 3
Highway 4

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.

Communities[edit]

The North Slave Region includes the following communities:

Communities of the North Slave Region
Community Demographics (2016)
Name[2] Type[3] Census[4] Aboriginal Population Profile[5]
Official Traditional Total First Nations Métis Inuit Other
Behchokǫ̀ Tlicho community government 1,874 1,720 60 10 160
Detah T'èɂehda Designated authority 219 205 0 0 10
Gamèti Tlicho community government 278 275 0 0 10
Łutselk'e Designated authority 303 270 0 10 35
Ndilǫ Yellowknives community Included in Yellowknife
Wekweeti Tlicho community government 129 120 0 10 10
Whatì Tlicho community government 470 440 10 0 25
Yellowknife Sǫ̀mbak'è City 19,569 3,200 1,280 625 17,550
Downtown Yellowknife
Historical population
YearPop.±%
200121,037—    
200221,751+3.4%
200322,613+4.0%
200423,041+1.9%
200523,091+0.2%
200622,990−0.4%
200723,157+0.7%
200823,304+0.6%
200923,133−0.7%
YearPop.±%
201023,199+0.3%
201123,478+1.2%
201223,595+0.5%
201323,817+0.9%
201423,955+0.6%
201524,271+1.3%
201624,588+1.3%
201724,585−0.0%
Sources: NWT Bureau of Statistics (2001 - 2017)[6]

Notes[edit]

^ a: 2001 estimated population. Included with Yellowknife

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of the Northwest Territories. "About Municipal and Community Affairs". Retrieved 2019-06-17.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "Differences in Community Government Structures" (PDF). Maca.gov.nt.ca. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data".
  5. ^ "Aboriginal Population Profile, 2016 census". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  6. ^ Population Estimates By Community from the GNWT

External links[edit]

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Coordinates: 62°48′09″N 116°02′47″W / 62.80250°N 116.04639°W / 62.80250; -116.04639 (North Slave Region centred on Behchoko)