Fort Simpson

Fort Simpson ( Slavey: Liidli " confluence " ) is a settlement in the Dehcho region of the Canadian Northwest Territories. It is situated on a river island at the confluence of the Mackenzie and Liard River and was originally a trading post of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC ) for which the rivers constitute major trade routes. Fort Simpson is named after the former head of the HBC George Simpson.

2006 1216 inhabitants were counted; an increase of 5 % compared to 2001, attenuated an increase of 11% of the Northwest Territories in total that follows. The inhabitants are predominantly European- burly, a minority of about 7% is made up of the Dene Indian and some European- Indian Métis.