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The capital of the Yukon Territory is Whitehorse.
The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for the Yukon Territory: YK
Typical abbreviations for the Yukon Territory: Yuk. or Y.T.
Keeping in mind that Canada is officially bilingual, the French name for the Yukon Territory is 'Territoire du Yukon' (which is abbreviated: Yn).
When the people of Yukon refer to themselves: 1:
Time Zone: The Yukon Territory is in the Pacific Time (PST/PDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.
Canada has two official languages: English and French. English is the most common language spoken in Saskatchewan, where approximately 89% of the residents speak only English (ie- Anglophones).
Nickname for the Yukon Territory: "The Land of the Midnight Sun"
Provincial Bird: Common Raven (corvus corax)
Provincial Tree: Subalpine Fir (abies lasiocarpa)
Provincial Flower: Fireweed (epilobium angustifolium)
Confederation: The Yukon Territory joined the Confederation on Jun 13, 1898.
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