Division No. 1 also known as Eastman is the name given to a region in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It is located in the south-eastern corner of the province, lying between the Red River and Manitoba-Ontario border, and the US-Canada border and Winnipeg River. The city of Steinbach is the largest population centre in the region. The Trans-Canada Highway runs through the middle of the Eastman Region. The region comprises Manitoba Census Divisions No. 1, No. 2, and No. 12, which had a total population of 86,552 as of the 2001 census. The total land area is 21,137.02 km² (8,161.05 sq mi).
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