Yukon History and Statistics

The Yukon is home to about 33,000 people, based in 16 communities spread over 483,450 square kilometers. About ¾ of the population lives in the capital city of Whitehorse. All communities lie south of the Arctic Circle. All but one can be reached by road year-round. Old Crow has air access only. For Yukon at a Glance   provides more information about the Yukon's history, cultures and economy