Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada
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Winnipeg

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba, Canada. It is located near the longitudinal centre of North America, at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. The name Winnipeg comes from the Western Cree words for Lake Winnipeg nearby. The region was a trading centre for aboriginal peoples before the arrival of Europeans. French traders built the first fort on the site in 1738. A settlement was later founded by the Selkirk settlers ...

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