List of communities in Manitoba

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Communities in the Province of Manitoba, Canada include incorporated municipalities, unincorporated communities and First Nations communities.

Types of incorporated municipalities include urban municipalities, rural municipalities and local government districts. Urban municipalities can be named as cities, towns, villages or simply urban municipalities.[1]

The administration of urban and rural municipalities is regulated by The Municipal Act.[1] Some municipalities have since amalgamated, making this list inaccurate.

In the 2011 Census, Manitoba's communities combined for a total provincial population of 1,208,268.[2]


Urban municipalities[edit]

Manitoba has 79 urban municipalities, which includes the sub-types of cities, towns and villages.


Manitoba has 10 cities.


Manitoba has 50 towns.


Manitoba has 19 villages.

Rural municipalities[edit]

Manitoba has 116 rural municipalities.

Local government districts[edit]

Manitoba has two local government districts.

Name Population
Mystery Lake 10 0 3,464.06 0
Pinawa 1,444 1,450 −0.4 128.47 11.2
Total local government districts 1,454 1,450 0.3 3,592.53 0.4

Unincorporated communities[edit]


Four unincorporated places in Manitoba are designated as hamlets.[4]

Northern communities[edit]

Manitoba recognizes 57 unincorporated places as northern communities.[4]


Manitoba recognizes 12 unincorporated places as settlements.[4]

See also[edit]

Canadian Provinces and Territories
Communities in Canada's provinces and territories


  1. ^ Dauphin is Manitoba's smallest city by area.
  2. ^ Flin Flon is Manitoba's smallest city by population. The balance of Flin Flon is located within Saskatchewan.
  3. ^ This population does not include 229 in the Saskatchewan portion of Flin Flon. The city's total population in 2011 was 5,592.
  4. ^ 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 2011 was 16.25 km2 (6.27 sq mi).
  5. ^ Morden is Manitoba's newest city, incorporated August 24, 2012.
  6. ^ 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.


  1. ^ a b "The Municipal Act". Government of Manitoba. Retrieved December 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z "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.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "2011StatCanMB" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Corrections and updates: Population and dwelling count amendments, 2011 Census". Statistics Canada. February 14, 2013. Retrieved February 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Geographical Names" (Esri shapefile). Manitoba Land Initiative. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 

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