Northwest Territories Official Community Names and Pronunciation Guide

Official Name Previous Names Official Pronunciation Traditional Name Traditional Pronunciation Translation Latitude / Longitude / NTS Map Sheet Origins / Remarks

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Aklavik: 68.220278, -135.011667
Behchokǫ̀: 62.802500, -116.046389
Colville Lake: 67.038333, -126.092222
Délı̨ne: 65.186667, -123.421667
Detah: 62.411389, -114.307500
Edzo: 62.780191, -116.026601
Enterprise: 60.556667, -116.142778
Fort Good Hope: 66.258611, -128.628611
Fort Liard: 60.240833, -123.469722
Fort McPherson: 67.435278, -134.881944
Fort Providence: 61.354722, -117.660000
Fort Resolution: 61.171667, -113.671667
Fort Simpson: 61.863056, -121.355000
Fort Smith: 60.005278, -111.890556
Gamètı̀: 64.112222, -117.353611
Hay River: 60.833056, -115.777778
Hay River Dene Reserve: 60.833611, -115.765833
Inuvik: 68.361667, -133.730556
Jean Marie River: 61.525833, -120.627222
Kakisa: 60.940000, -117.414167
Łutselk’e: 62.405278, -110.739444
Nahanni Butte: 61.033889, -123.380556
Norman Wells: 65.283056, -126.849444
Paulatuk: 69.351389, -124.069444
Rae: 62.828427, -116.047831
Sachs Harbour: 71.985556, -125.248056
Trout Lake: 60.442500, -121.245278
Tsiigehtchic: 67.440556, -133.745278
Tuktoyaktuk: 69.442778, -133.031111
Tulita: 64.900278, -125.577500
Ulukhaktok: 70.736389, -117.768056
Wekweètı̀: 64.190278, -114.182778
Whatı̀: 63.144444, -117.272778
Wrigley: 63.228056, -123.470000
Yellowknife: 62.442222, -114.397500