Manitoba is a province o Canadae. The province, wi an aurie o 649,950 square kilometre (250,900 sq mi), haes a lairgely continental climate acause o its flat topography. Agricultur, maistly concentratit in the fertile soothren an wastren pairts o the province, is vital tae the province's economy; ither major industries are transportation, manufacturin, minin, forestry, energy, an tourism.

Manitoba
Motto(s): 
Laitin: Gloriosus et Liber
("Glorious and free")
Map showing the location of Manitoba, in the centre of Southern Canada
Map o Canadae wi Manitoba heichlichtit
Confederation15 Julie 1870 (5t)
CapitalWinnipeg
Lairgest ceetyWinnipeg
Lairgest metroWinnipeg
Govrenment
 • TeepConstitutional monarchy
 • Lieutenant GovrenorPhilip S. Lee
 • PremierGreg Selinger (NDP)
LegislaturLegislative Assembly of Manitoba
Federal representation(in Canadian Pairlament)
Hoose seats14 o 338 (4.1%)
Senate seats6 o 105 (5.7%)
Area
 • Total649950 km2 (250,950 sq mi)
 • Laund548360 km2 (211,720 sq mi)
 • Water101593 km2 (39,225 sq mi)  15.6%
Area rankRankit 8th
 6.5% o Canadae
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,208,268 [1]
 • RankRankit 5t
 • Density2.2/km2 (6/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Manitoban
Offeecial leidsInglis & French (de jure)
GDP
 • Rank6t
 • Tot (2009)C$50.973  billion[2]
 • Per capitaC$38,001 (8t)
Time zoneUTC–6, (DST −5)
Postal abbr.
MB
Postal code prefixR
ISO 3166 codeCA-MB
Flouer
Anemonepatens.jpg
  Prairie Crocus
Tree
Picea glauca Fairbanks.jpg
  White Spruce
Bird
Great Gray Owl - Bird of Prey exhibit at Waddington Air Show - geograph.org.uk - 1570223.jpg
  Great Grey Owl
Websitewww.gov.mb.ca
Rankins include aw provinces an territories

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statistics Canada. 8 Februar 2012. Retrieved 8 Februar 2012.
  2. Statistics Canada. Gross domestic product, expenditure-based, by province and territory [Retrieved 3 March 2010].