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Brandon, Manitoba

Administration
Full nameBrandon
Official nameCity of Brandon
Settlement typeCity
Motto"Vires Acquirit Eundo" (Latin)
"She acquires strength through progress"
CountryCanada
ProvinceManitoba
RegionWestman
Incorporated1882, May 30
Government
MayorShari Decter Hirst
MLA Brandon WestRick Borotsik (PC)
MLA Brandon EastDrew Caldwell (NDP)
MP Brandon-SourisMerv Tweed (CPC)
Geography
Total Area176.1 sq mi (456.1 km2)
Urban Area29.7 sq mi (76.89 km2)
Metro Area661 sq mi (1712.37 km2)
Elevation1343.18 ft (409.4 m)
Demography
Total Population41,511 (2nd) (2006)
Density (pop.)539.9/km2 (1398.3/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)48256
Other information
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)Central (CDT) (UTC-5)
Postal codeR7A-R7C
Area code204
DemonymBrandonite

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Brandon is the second largest city in Manitoba, Canada, and is located in the southwestern area of the province. Brandon is the largest city in the Westman region of Manitoba. The city is located along the Assiniboine River. Spruce Woods Provincial Park and CFB Shilo are a relatively short distance to the southeast of the city. Minnedosa Lake is only half an hour to the north.

The city started as a major junction on the Canadian Pacific Railway, and the Assiniboine River and was then incorporated in 1882. Brandon is actually named after the Brandon Hills in the area which in turn are named after a hill in James Bay. Brandon, the second largest city and service centre in Manitoba after Winnipeg, is a major hub for the surrounding agricultural area. The population of its trading area is between 70,000 and 150,000 people, while the city has a metro population of over 46,000.

Brandon's industry reflects its agricultural history; its major industries are related to agriculture and include fertilizer and hog processing plants, as well as retail and government services for the surrounding area of Westman. Brandon is also home to Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College as well as the Brandon Wheat Kings. Brandon's Army Reserve unit is the 26th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, and the Canadian warship HMCS Brandon was named after the city.

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Brandon Sun---...- 120 kilometres southeast of -Brandon-, and sources honey from Bee Maid Honey Ltd., the marketing arm of the -Manitoba- Co-operative Honey Producers Ltd. and ... - Date : Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:39:48 GMT+00:00
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Climate :
Ethnic Origins
Population Percentage
English 15,455 38.0
Scottish 12,520 30.8
Canadian 8,370 20.6
Irish 7,910 19.4
German 6,375 15.7
Ukrainian 5,885 14.5
French 4,520 11.1
Polish 2,865 7.0

Climate :
Census Population
1891 3,778
1901 5,620
1911 13,839
1921 15,397
1931 17,082
1941 17,172
1951 20,598
1961 28,166
1971 31,150
1981 36,242
1991 38,567
2001 39,716
2006 41,511

Past sporting events :

Subdivisions of Manitoba

SubdivisionsRegions * Census divisions * Communities * Rural municipalities
CitiesBrandon * Dauphin * Flin Flon (part) * Portage la Prairie * Selkirk * Steinbach * Thompson * Winkler * Winnipeg



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