- Capital » Winnipeg
- also largest city in the province
- Population » 1.4 million (est 2023)
- Languages » English, mostly
- Both English and French are official languages of the legislature and provincial courts of Manitoba
- Area Code » 204
- Area » 649,950 sq km (250,950 sq mi)
- Manitoba is bordered by Ontario to the east, Saskatchewan to the west, the territory of Nunavut to the north, and the US states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.
- Baldy Mountain is the province’s highest point at 832 metres (2,730 ft) above sea level.
- Mostly flat. Lots of farmland.
- Bring bug spray
- Manitoba’s economy relies heavily on tourism
- Arctic wildlife is a major tourist attraction in Churchill
- Travel Manitoba
- List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Manitoba (Wikipedia)
- There are two national parks in Manitoba
- Spruce Woods Provincial Park
- Located in south-central Manitoba, where the Assiniboine River passes through the delta of sediment left by the last glaciation. (Wikipedia)
- Whiteshell Provincial Park
- Located in southeast Manitoba, approximately 120 kilometres east of the city of Winnipeg. (Wikipedia)
- Duck Mountain Provincial Park
- Located in western Manitoba
- Where you will find Baldy Mountain, the province’s highest point at 832 metres (2,730 ft) above sea level.
- There are no roads to Churchill
- Winnipeg Free Press is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Winnipeg.
- The Brandon Sun is a Monday through Saturday newspaper printed in Brandon.
This page was updated August 30, 2023