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Manitoba: a province of Canada since 1870. Manitoba
means "where the spirit lives" in the languages of the province's Aboriginal people.
Political Leader: Premier Brian Pallister
Area: 649,947 square km / 250,946 square miles (larger than Japan and twice the size of the U.K.). Manitoba extends from the 49th to the 60th parallel (the equivalent of Paris, France to Oslo, Norway). 1400 km north to south, 900 km at the widest point and 500 km at the narrowest.
Land Surface: 548,356 square km/211,721 square miles
Water Surface: 101,592 square km/39,225 square miles
Coastline: 645 km/400 miles
Total Population: 1,282,000
Capital City: Winnipeg (population 782,000)
Value of CDN $ against major currencies: (May 2015)
US$ = $1.21 Canadian Euro = $1.35 Canadian
Mexican Peso = $0.08 Canadian
Sources: Environment Canada, Manitoba Bureau of Statistics, Manitoba Culture, Heritage, Tourism, Statistics Canada.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Manitoba Trade and Investment
1100-259 Portage Avenue,
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 3P4
Tel: 204-945-2466 Fax: 204-957-1793
Manitoba Trade and Investment Corporation is an agency
of Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade
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