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The Territory of
Yukon (YT)


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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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