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Winnipeg Canada

The capital city of Manitoba, Canada is Winnipeg with a population of just over 650,000. Winnipeg is known as the city of festivities and festivals, which occur all year round, especially during the summer months. The Winnipeg Folk Festival is known all around the world. Winnipeg is also home to a world-class ballet groups such as the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Winnipeg Opera Company, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the Manitoba Theatre Centre.

Professional sports teams in Winnipeg are the Winnipeg Goldeyes (baseball), and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (football). Parks are aplenty throughout Winnipeg, as they provide excellent opportunities for family and individual activies such as walking, biking, skiing and other group activities.

Winnipeg enjoys a lot of sunshine throughout the year. The summers in Winipeg are typically very warm, dry and ready for Winnipeg festivals.

Winnipeg is about 100 kilometres from the American border, in the south central area of the Manitoba province and is located near the geographic centre of North America.

Useful Winnipeg website links:

* City of Winnipeg - www.city.winnipeg.mb.ca
* Winipeg - www.winnipeg.ca
* Winnipeg Airport Authority - www.waa.ca
* Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce - www.winnipeg-chamber.com

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