The Northwest Territories ( French, les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO ) is a federal territory of Canada.
Located in northern Canada, the territory borders Canada's two other territories, Yukon to the west and Nunavut to the east, and three provinces: British Columbia to the southwest, Alberta and Saskatchewan to the south.
Northwest Territories has a land area of 1,140,835 km (440,000 sq miles) and a population of 41,464, as of the 2006 census.
Largest official communities in the NWT is Yellowknife with a population of 18,700
Government of Northwest Territories website: www.gov.nt.ca