|Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories and Diamond Capital of North America. Yellowknife is literally built on gold, with the tunnels of both gold mines burrowing deep beneath the streets, a city where "the gold is paved with streets". Yellowknife is the centre for transportation, communication, recreation, commerce, tourism, health care, mining and government for the Northwest Territories.
A population of close to 20,000 and so known for diamond mines makes Yellowknife very attractive city to live in. Ekati, North America's first diamond mine which officially opened on October 14, 1998, has reached a milestone and produced its first million carats.
Yellowknife is also home to many art and science facilties including the Yellowknife Museum and many others.
Vacation in Yellowknife
Did you ever think to have a vacation in Yellowknife? That would be a great idea, there are many attractions in Yellowknife and local area. Maybe is a time to surprise your spouse or girlfriend and travel to Yellowknife, Capital of Canada for a vacation?
Yellowknife, Canada - links:
City of Yellowknife Canada - www.city.yellowknife.nt.ca
Northern Territories Government web site - www.gov.nt.ca
Yellowknife Giant Mine Project - nwt-tno.inac-ainc.gc.ca/giant/
Academy of Learning - www.academynorth.ca
Yellowknife Catholic Schools www.ycs.nt.ca
Yelowknife Dog Derby - www.yellowknifedogderby.com
North West Territories Soccer Association - www.nwtsa.com