Central Plains Region

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The Central Plains Region is located in the south central part of the Canadian province of Manitoba, directly west of Winnipeg. It is bounded on the south by the Pembina Valley Region; on the east by the Eastman Region, to the north by the Interlake Region and to the west by the Westman Region.

The major service centre in the region is the city of Portage la Prairie. The Trans-Canada Highway and Yellowhead Highway are the major transportation corridors.

The region contains Manitoba Census Divisions No. 8, No. 9, and No. 10, which together have a total land area of 10,656.86 square kilometres (4,114.64 sq mi). The region had a population of 48,289 people at the 2001 census.

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Coordinates: 50°05′09″N 98°16′41″W / 50.08583°N 98.27806°W / 50.08583; -98.27806