List of villages in Manitoba

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A village is an incorporated urban municipality in the Canadian province of Manitoba.[1] Under current legislation, a community must have a minimum population of 1,000 and a minimum density of 400 people per square kilometre to incorporate as an urban municipality.[2] As an urban municipality, the community has the option to be named a village, town or urban municipality.[2] It also has the option of being named a city once it has a minimum population of 7,500.[2]

Manitoba has 19 villages, which have a cumulative population of 9,346 and an average population of 492 in the 2011 Census.[3] The province's largest and smallest towns are St-Pierre-Jolys and Waskada with populations of 1,099 and 183 respectively.[3]

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Name Population
(2011)[3]
Population
(2006)[3]
Change
(%)[3]
Area
(km²)[3]
Population
density[3]
Benito 377 370 1.9 0.92 409.6
Binscarth 425 395 7.6 1.52 279.6
Bowsman 298 315 −5.4 2.63 113.2
Cartwright 308 282 9.2 1.86 165.2
Crystal City 384 400 −4 2.84 135.1
Dunnottar 696 692 0.6 2.79 249.4
Elkhorn 471 461 2.2 2.73 172.6
Ethelbert 275 312 −11.9 2.47 111.1
Glenboro 645 633 1.9 2.68 240.9
McCreary 472 487 −3.1 1.7 277.2
Notre Dame de Lourdes 683 589 16 2.58 264.5
Riverton 538 537 0.2 1.11 485.3
Somerset 439 432 1.6 2.45 179
St. Claude 590 588 0.3 1.8 328.1
St. Lazare 254 265 −4.2 2.91 87.3
St-Pierre-Jolys 1,099 839 31 2.6 422.7
Waskada 183 199 −8 0.77 238.5
Wawanesa 562 535 5 2.26 248.7
Winnipegosis 647 628 3 2.5 258.8
Total villages 9,346 8,959 4.3 41.12 227.3

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Information 2009". Manitoba Local Government. Retrieved December 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "The Municipal Act". Government of Manitoba. Retrieved December 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Manitoba)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved December 23, 2012.