Yellowknife is the capital and largest city of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It is located on the northern shore of Great Slave Lake, approximately 400 kilometres south of the Arctic Circle, on the west side of Yellowknife Bay near the outlet of the Yellowknife River. It has almost 20,000 inhabitants.
Yellowknife Airport (YZF) offers most flights, with connections to Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Whitehorse (Yukon) and (seasonal) Vancouver. There are smaller aircraft going to communities in Yukon and Nunavut as well.
See also International Telephone Calls
The country calling code to Canada is: 1. To make an international call from Canada, the code is: 011
Postal service is provided by Canada Post, a crown corporation owned by the government but run as an independent business.
To format the envelope of a letter sent within Canada, put the destination address on the centre of its envelope, with a stamp, postal indicia, meter label, or frank mark on the top-right corner of the envelope to acknowledge payment of postage. A return address, although it is not required, can be put on the top-left corner of the envelope in smaller type than the destination address.
The lettermail service allows the mailing of a letter. The basic rate is currently set at $0.63 for one standard letter (30 grams or less). The rates for lettermail are based or weight and size and determine whether the article falls into the aforementioned standard format, or in the oversize one. The rate is the same for a postcard.
Mail sent internationally is known as letterpost. It can only contain paper documents. The rate for a standard letter is of $1.10 if sent to the United States, and $1.85 if sent to any other destination. Oversize or overweight letters may be charged a higher fee
Larger parcels can be shipped via Canada post both domestically and internationally, the rate is dependent on the weight and destination. 
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