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Whitehorse
Downtown Whitehorse and Yukon River, June 2008
Downtown Whitehorse and Yukon River, June 2008
Motto: Our People, Our Strength
Country Canada
Territory Yukon
Established 1898
Area
 • City 416.54 km2 (160.83 sq mi)
 • Metro 8,488.91 km2 (3,277.59 sq mi)
Elevation 670–1,702 m (2,200–5,584 ft)
Population (2013)
 • City 27,889
 • Density 55.9/km2 (145/sq mi)
 • Urban 26,210
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
NTS Map 105D11
GNBC Code KABPC
Website www.city.whitehorse.yk.ca

Whitehorse is the capital of Yukon, Canada. It is the also largest city in northern Canada. It is on the Alaska Highway and the Yukon River.

History

The city was inhabited by First Nations for thousands of years.

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