Flag of Yukon (GIF)



The Yukon flag (French: Drapeau du Yukon) consists of three vertical green, white, and blue lines with a Yukon coat of arms and a regional flower (fireweed) in the middle. The green color represents the Yukon forests, the white color symbolizes snow, and the blue color represents the Yukon lakes and rivers. Also, the dog on top of the shield is the Malamute sled dog, which is usually found in the Yukon. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the flag was adopted on March 1, 1968.

Yukon is Canada's most western federal territory. Its capital and largest city is Whitehorse; its population is approximately 40,232 (2021); and its area is 482,443 km².

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