Manitoba is a populous province in Canada, with about 1.3 million people, located at the longitudinal centre of the country and covering 649,950 square kilometres.
Although English and French are the official languages used in the legislature and in the courts of the province, the majority of the population speaks only English and the government is not entirely bilingual.
This province has a coastline to the Hudson Bay (northeast) and about 100.000 lakes that are connected by rivers and canals. Its topography is widely diverse with prairie, boreal plains, taiga shield, Hudson plains and boreal shield — check out the live streaming cameras and see the differences.
Population: about 1.3 million
Other major cities: Brandon, Steinbach, Thompson, Portage la Prairie
Main attractions: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The Forks National Historic Site, Fortwhyte Alive, Royal Canadian Mint, Exchange District, Legislative Building, St. Boniface Cathedral, The Manitoba Museum, Union Station (Winnipeg).
Nearest airports: Winnipeg International Airport, also known as Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG)