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Manitoba

Manitoba Facts

  • Capital City: Winnipeg (739,000 pop.) (2006 CMA) (CMA population includes city and metro suburb areas)
  • Manitoba Population: 1,208,268 (2011 est.)
  • Manitoba Population: (per square mile)
  • Province Populations: (all provinces / territories)
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (conversion rates)

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    Fifty Canadian Dollars
  • Ethnicity: English (22%), German (19%), Scottish (19%), Ukranian (15%), Irish (13%), French (13%), North American Indian (10%), others
  • GDP total: $50.973 billion (Canadian dollars) (6th)
  • GDP per capita: $38,001 (Canadian dollars) (8th)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, French
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Winnipeg, Brandon, Thompson, Portage la Prairie, Steinbach, Selkirk, Winkler, Dauphin, Morden, The Pas
  • Winnipeg Facts
  • Name: It's believed to be derived from winipek, a word in the Cree language meaning "muddy waters."
  • Province Date: July 15, 1870
  • Dominion Dates: (all provinces and teritories)

    Note: The Canadian Confederation, or the birth of Canada as a recognized nation, took place on July 1, 1867, and originally included the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec.
  • Religion: Protestant (43%), Catholic (27%), others
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This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.