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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

The Basics

Population: 19,711 (2009)

Yellowknife Links

Arts & Crafts
Other Businesses
Photo Albums
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Arts & Crafts

Dave Brosha Photography
Brosha shoots commercial, personal, editorial and landscape photography and has a downtown gallery.

Old Town Glassworks
The Yellowknife Glass Recyclers Cooperative offers glassware created from reclaimed bottles, as well as workshops to teach you how to do it yourself.

Yellowknife Guild of Arts & Crafts
The Guild's primary mandate is to teach art and craft skills - their current media includes clay, fibre arts, stained glass and silver. They hold Christmas, Spring and summer-long sales.


Roads to Yellowknife
A basic highway map.

Ingraham Trail
A basic map of this popular recreation area.

With the City of Yellowknife’s interactive map tool, you can find locations, features and addresses within the city quickly and easily and then print your custom map.


Anderson Thomson Tower & The Watermark Tower
Hotel suites are available in both of these downtown apartment buildings.

Arnica Inn
Located downtown, with 43 rooms, 28 with kitchenettes.

Capital Suites Yellowknife
Located downtown, with studio rooms and 1- and 2-bedroom suites as well as a fitness room and guest laundry.

Chateau Nova Hotel & Suites
Located downtown, with 80 rooms and suites, a restaurant and a fitness centre with sauna.

Coast Fraser Tower
Located downtown, this all-suite hotel is also pet-friendly.

Discovery Inn
Located downtown, with 41 rooms and a restaurant.

The Explorer Hotel
This full service hotel is located downtown, with 187 rooms.

Northern Lites Motel
A budget property located downtown.

Super 8
This hotel has 66 non-smoking guestrooms and suites, with high-speed Internet access and a fitness centre.

Yellowknife Inn
This full-service hotel is located downtown, in the largest mall in the NWT.


Diamond Mining
Yellowknife is the service centre for several diamond mines.

Other Businesses

Avery Cooper & Co.
Certified General Accountants, located in Yellowknife.

Ferguson Simek Clark
A Yellowknife-based firm of consulting engineers and architects which specializes in remote cold regions technology.

Photo Albums

Yellowknife, NWT Photo Album
A gallery of about 40 images of the city and the surrounding area, by Murray Lundberg.

More Information

Northern Frontier Visitors Centre

The city's official site is a comprehensive source of information for both residents and visitors.