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'''Manitoba''' is a province of [[Canada]], between [[Ontario]] and [[Saskatchewan]].  Manitoba's largest city is [[Winnipeg]], which contains over one half the provincial population.  Manitoba is the home of the AHL hockey team, the Manitoba Moose.
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'''Manitoba''' is a province of [[Canada]], between [[Ontario]] and [[Saskatchewan]], and to the north the territory of [[Nunavut]].  To the south it borders the [[American]]  States of [[North Dakota]] and [[Minnesota]].  Manitoba contains the geographical centre of North America.
  
[[York Factory]] was founded in 1684 and was the provinces oldest settlement.  [[Charles II]] had granted the entire [[Hudson Bay]] watershed to the [[Hudson's Bay Company]], which was purchased from them by the Canadian Government in 1869 for 300,000 pounds.  Manitoba joined confederation in 1870.  The total area of Manitoba is 649,950 km<sup>2</sup> and had a population of 1,091,942 in 1991 accounting for 4% of the national total.<ref>Reader's Digest Atlas of Canada, page 51, copyright 1995</ref>
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Manitoba's largest city is [[Winnipeg]], which contains over one half the provincial population. 
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[[York Factory]] was founded in 1684 and was the provinces oldest settlement.  [[Charles II]] had granted the entire [[Hudson Bay]] watershed to the [[Hudson's Bay Company]], which was purchased from them by the Canadian Government in 1869 for 300,000 pounds.  Manitoba joined confederation in 1870.  The total area of Manitoba is 649,950 km<sup>2</sup> and had a population of 1,182,921 in 2007 accounting for 3.6% of the national total.<ref>[http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/070628/d070628c.htm |Statisics Canada: Canada's Population estimates]</ref>
  
  

Revision as of 15:48, 20 October 2007

Manitoba is a province of Canada, between Ontario and Saskatchewan, and to the north the territory of Nunavut. To the south it borders the American States of North Dakota and Minnesota. Manitoba contains the geographical centre of North America.

Manitoba's largest city is Winnipeg, which contains over one half the provincial population.

York Factory was founded in 1684 and was the provinces oldest settlement. Charles II had granted the entire Hudson Bay watershed to the Hudson's Bay Company, which was purchased from them by the Canadian Government in 1869 for 300,000 pounds. Manitoba joined confederation in 1870. The total area of Manitoba is 649,950 km2 and had a population of 1,182,921 in 2007 accounting for 3.6% of the national total.[1]

References

  1. |Statisics Canada: Canada's Population estimates


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