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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Facts

  • Capital City: Regina (194,971 pop.) (2006 CMA) (CMA population includes city and metro suburb areas)
  • Saskatchewan Population: 1,033,381 (2011 est.)
  • Saskatchewan Population: (per square mile)
  • Province Populations: (all provinces / territories)
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • Ethnicity: German (30%), English (18%), Scottish (16%), Ukrainian (11%), First Nation (10%), French (8%), others
  • GDP total: $$63.557 (Canadian dollars) (5th)
  • GDP per capita: $$60,878 (Canadian dollars) (4th)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current, North Battleford, Estevan
  • Regina Facts
  • Saskatoon Facts
  • Name: The province's name comes from the Saskatchewan River, whose name comes from its Cree designation "kisiskaciwani-sipiy," meaning "swift flowing river"
  • Province Date: September 1, 1905
  • 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: Catholic (30%), United Church of Canada (20%), Lutheran (9%), others
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