Facts and Figures
Area 186,272 sq mi. Capital Whitehorse.
Population 34,600. Date Entered
Confederation June 13, 1898. Origin of Name
From the Loucheux word
"Yu-kun-ah," meaning "great river."
Located in the Saint Elias Range in the
southwest corner of the Yukon Territory, the highest peak
of Mount Logan is 19,551 feet above sea level, making the
highest in Canada and the second-highest in North