Yukon is the least populous of Canada's three territories with 35,874 residents as of 2016. It is the smallest territory in land area at 474,713 km2 (183,288 sq mi). Yukon's eight municipalities cover only 0.2% of the territory's land mass but are home to 80.9% of its population.

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  • Yukon is the least populous of Canada's three territories with 35,874 residents as of 2016. It is the smallest territory in land area at 474,713 km2 (183,288 sq mi). Yukon's eight municipalities cover only 0.2% of the territory's land mass but are home to 80.9% of its population. Municipal governments are created by the Government of Yukon in accordance with the Municipal Act of 2001. Municipal governments provide "jurisdiction services, facilities, or things that a local government considers necessary or desirable for all or part of its community". Classifications of municipalities under the Municipal Act include cities and towns. Whitehorse is the capital of Yukon and its only city. The remaining seven municipalities are towns, of which four were villages that were continued as towns upon adoption of the 2001 Municipal Act. Over two-thirds of the population of Yukon (25,085 residents; 69.9%) reside in Whitehorse, the largest municipality in the territory. It is also the largest municipality by land area at 416.54 km2 (160.83 sq mi). The smallest municipality by population is Teslin, with 124 residents, while the smallest by land area is Mayo at 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi). (en)
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  • Yukon is the least populous of Canada's three territories with 35,874 residents as of 2016. It is the smallest territory in land area at 474,713 km2 (183,288 sq mi). Yukon's eight municipalities cover only 0.2% of the territory's land mass but are home to 80.9% of its population. (en)
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  • List of municipalities in Yukon (en)
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