Flag of Saskatchewan

Flag of Saskatchewan

  • Capital » Regina
  • Largest city » Saskatoon


  • Population » 1.2 million (as of December 4, 2022)
    • The province accounts for approximately three per cent of the Canadian population of 39.1 million.
    • Saskatchewan ranks as the 6th most populous province after Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba.
Saskatchewan (Source » Wikimedia)

Saskatchewan (Source » Wikimedia)


  • Total Area » 651,900 sq km (251,700 sq mi)
  • Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the north-east by Nunavut, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the US states of Montana and North Dakota.
  • Saskatchewan is also one of only two landlocked provinces in Canada, the other being Alberta.

Fun Facts

  • Saskatchewan borders largely follow the geographic coordinates of longitude and latitude, the province is roughly a quadrilateral, or a shape with four sides.


National Parks

  • Grasslands National Park (Parks Canada)
    • A Canadian national park located near the village of Val Marie, Saskatchewan
      • Val Marie is described as a small charming town
    • Located north from the US state of Montana and lies adjacent to the international boundary.

Provincial Parks

  • Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park (Site / Wikipedia)
    • Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park is a designated dark-sky preserve.
    • Map (.pdf)
    • Wildlife includes moose, elk, deer, and the occasional cougar.


  • The Great Sandhills (map)
    • Approximately 20 km south of Sceptre, Saskatchewan
    • A 1,900 sq. km area of desert-like sand dunes.
    • Native grasses and small clumps of trees such as aspen, willow and sagebrush flank the dune formations.
    • Not to be confused with the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Colorado


  • The national training academy for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), known internally as Depot, is located in Regina.


This page was updated June 15, 2023