What is Saskatchewan?

  • (noun): One of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada.
    Example: "Vast fields of wheat grow on Saskatchewan's prairies"


Saskatchewan (i/səˈskætʃɨwən/ or /səˈskætʃɨˌwɑːn/) is a prairie province in Canada, which has a total area of 651,900 square kilometres (251,700 sq mi) and a land area of 592,534 square kilometres (228,800 sq mi), the remainder being water area (covered by lakes, reservoirs and rivers). Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by the Province of Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota. As of July 2012, the population of Saskatchewan was estimated at 1,079,958. Residents primarily live in the southern half of the province. Of the total population, 257,300 live in the province's largest city, Saskatoon, while 210,000 live in the provincial capital, Regina. Other major cities include Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current and North Battleford.

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Saskatchewan - Provincial Symbols - Centennial Celebrations
... In 2005, Saskatchewan celebrated its centennial ... Regina, Saskatoon and Lumsden, and the Saskatchewan-reared Joni Mitchell issued an album in Saskatchewan's honour ...
Griffin (disambiguation) - Places
66, Saskatchewan, a rural municipality in Saskatchewan, Canada Griffin, Saskatchewan a hamlet in Saskatchewan, Canada ...
Bill Hunter (ice Hockey) - The "Saskatchewan Blues"
... prove completely fruitless, as the city eventually built Saskatchewan Place in 1988, although many Saskatonians felt the location chosen for the facility was inferior to the site Hunter had proposed for his centre ... his death, the City of Saskatoon renamed a street near Saskatchewan Place after Hunter ... He is considered a hero in Saskatchewan sports history ...
Green Party Of Canada Candidates, 2004 Canadian Federal Election - Saskatchewan - David Greenfield (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin)
... foods, has participated in anti-nuclear protests in Saskatchewan, and helped establish a LETS bartering system ... He has campaigned for both the Green Party of Canada and the Saskatchewan New Green Alliance ... He was elected as Saskatchewan's representative to the Green Party executive in 2004 ...