Yellowknife is 3,062 kilometers from the North Pole. Yellowknife sits on the shore of Great Slave Lake (the ninth biggest lake on the planet) close to the outlet of the Yellowknife River. The number of inhabitants in Yellowknife in 2016 was 19,569. It’s the biggest city in the Northwest Territories. You can read about some more fun facts about Yellowknife, Canada by clicking here.