Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories in Canada. It is also the only city as well as the largest community in the territory.
The name of Yellowknife comes from the name of the Yellowknives Dene. The Tlicho name for the city is "Soombak'e" (where the money is).
The city is known for its view of the Northern lights, as such, its popular with Japanese tourists.
Yellowknife sits on the shore of Great Slave Lake (the ninth largest lake in the world), nearby Yellowknife River.