List of cities in Manitoba

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Cities and towns in Manitoba

A city is an incorporated urban municipality in the Canadian province of Manitoba.[1] Under current Manitoba legislation, an urban municipality must have a minimum population of 7,500 to be named a city.[2]

Manitoba has 10 cities, including Flin Flon that is partially located within the neighbouring province of Saskatchewan. These cities had a cumulative population of 841,880 and an average population of 84,188 in the 2016 Census.[3] The province's largest and smallest cities are Winnipeg and the Manitoba portion of Flin Flon with populations of 705,244 and 4,991 respectively.[3][4] The Manitoba portion of Flin Flon once had a population in excess of 7,500 in 1981 when it had 7,894 residents.[5]

Manitoba's newest city is Morden, which changed from a town to a city on August 24, 2012.[6]

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Winnipeg is Manitoba's capital and largest city, and the seventh-largest city in Canada by population.
Brandon is Manitoba's second-largest city by population.
Name Population
(2016)[3][4]
Population
(2011)[3]
Change
(%)[3]
Area
(km²)[3]
Population
density (2016)[3]
Brandon 48,859 46,061 +6.1% 77.41 631.2
Dauphin[MB 1] 8,369[MB 2] 8,251 +1.4% 12.61 670.7
Flin Flon (part)[MB 3] 4,991[MB 4] 5,405 −7.7% 13.87[MB 5] 359.2
Morden[MB 6] 8,668 7,812 +11.0% 16.37 529.4
Portage la Prairie 13,304 12,996 +2.4% 24.68 539.1
Selkirk 10,278 9,834 +4.5% 24.86 413.4
Steinbach 15,829 13,524 +17.0% 25.59 618.6
Thompson 13,678 13,123 +4.2% 20.79 657.8
Winkler 12,660[MB 7] 10,670 +18.7% 17.00 740.5
Winnipeg[MB 8] 705,244 663,617 +6.3% 464.33 1,518.8
Total cities 841,880 791,293 +6.4% 697.51 1,207.0

Notes:

  1. ^ Dauphin is Manitoba's smallest city by area.
  2. ^ Statistics Canada originally published Dauphin's 2016 population as 8,457, but subsequently amended it to 8,369.[4]
  3. ^ Flin Flon is Manitoba's smallest city by population. The balance of Flin Flon is located within Saskatchewan.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada originally published the Manitoba portion of Flin Flon's 2016 population as 4,982, but subsequently amended it to 4,991.[4]
  5. ^ This area does not include 2.37 km2 (0.92 sq mi) in the Saskatchewan portion of Flin Flon. The city's total area in 2016 was 16.24 km2 (6.27 sq mi).
  6. ^ Morden is Manitoba's newest city, incorporated August 24, 2012.
  7. ^ Statistics Canada originally published Winkler's 2016 population as 12,591, but subsequently amended it to 12,660.[4]
  8. ^ Winnipeg is Canada's seventh-largest city and Manitoba's capital and largest city by both population and area. The Winnipeg census metropolitan area (CMA) is formed around the City of Winnipeg.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Information 2009" (PDF). Manitoba Local Government. Retrieved December 23, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "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), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Manitoba)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2018. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Population and dwelling count amendments, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. August 15, 2018. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  5. ^ "1986, 2A Profile, 1986 - MAN - Northern Manitoba (72 areas) (table), 1986 (2A) basic questionnaire, Provinces to Municipalities (database), Using E-STAT (distributor)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 24, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Morden Gets City Status". City of Morden. August 27, 2012. Retrieved December 24, 2012.