NWT Place Names Database

Below, please find a complete list of officially recognized NWT geographic names as compiled by the Cultural Places Program of the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Clicking on the Unique Key will bring you to the official entry for the place in the Geographical Names Board of Canada Database. These names and their origins are also published in the annual Gazetteer of the Northwest Territories.

Please note that entries in the GNBC Database may not be available for the latest submissions.

Name Feature Origin/History Key Map Latitude Longitude