North Slave Region

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North Slave Region communities in the Northwest Territories

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:

Community name[1] Translation[1] Governance[2] Population
2016[3]
% change
from 2011
Location
Behchokǫ̀[4] Mbehcho's place Community Government (Tlicho) 1,874 2.7% 62°48′09″N 116°02′47″W / 62.80250°N 116.04639°W / 62.80250; -116.04639 (Behchokò)
Dettah[5] burnt point Yellowknives Dene First Nation (Dettah) 219 4.3% 62°24′41″N 114°18′27″W / 62.41139°N 114.30750°W / 62.41139; -114.30750 (Detah)
Gamèti[6] rabbit net place Community Government (Tlicho) 278 9.9% 64°06′44″N 117°21′13″W / 64.11222°N 117.35361°W / 64.11222; -117.35361 (Gamètì)
Łutselk'e[7] place of the Łutsel, a type of small fish Dene Band - Designated Authority (Lutsel K'e Dene Band) 303 2.7% 62°24′19″N 110°44′22″W / 62.40528°N 110.73944°W / 62.40528; -110.73944 (Lutselk'e)
Ndilǫ Yellowknives Dene First Nation (N'dilo) 200a[›] n/a 62°28′40″N 114°20′03″W / 62.47778°N 114.33417°W / 62.47778; -114.33417 (N'Dilo)
Wekweeti[8] rock lake Community Government (Tlicho) 129 -8.5% 64°11′25″N 114°10′58″W / 64.19028°N 114.18278°W / 64.19028; -114.18278 (Wekweètì)
Whatì[9] marten lake Community Government (Tlicho) 470 4.5% 63°08′40″N 117°16′22″W / 63.14444°N 117.27278°W / 63.14444; -117.27278 (Whatì)
Yellowknife[10] Sömbak'è; money place City 19,569 1.7% 62°26′32″N 114°23′51″W / 62.44222°N 114.39750°W / 62.44222; -114.39750 (Yellowknife)
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)[11]

Notes[edit]

^ a: 2001 estimated population. Included with Yellowknife

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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.
  2. ^ Differences in Community Government Structures
  3. ^ Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data
  4. ^ "NWT Communities - Behchokǫ̀". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  5. ^ "NWT Communities - Dettah". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  6. ^ "NWT Communities - Gamèti". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  7. ^ "NWT Communities - Łutselk'e". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  8. ^ "NWT Communities - Wekweeti". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  9. ^ "NWT Communities - Whatì". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  10. ^ "NWT Communities - Yellowknife". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
  11. ^ Population Estimates By Community from the GNWT

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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)