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About Yellowknife

19,234 in city
105 km² (41 mi²)
Located in the Northwest Territories. Nearly half of the territorial residents live in or near this capitol city. Settled in 1930s, achieved territorial capital status in 1968 and incorporated as a city in 1970. Diamonds were discovered in the 1990s.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
23 All Buildings

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Northern Heights Condominiums 197 ft 1996
2 Scotia Centre 149 ft -
3 Precambrian Building 135 ft 1977
4 Bellanca Building 119 ft 1971
5 Explorer Hotel 100 ft 1976

Building types

No. Type
16 low-rise building
6 high-rise building
1 airport tower