largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada
Saskatoon is a city in Saskatchewan, Canada. Saskatoon is the biggest city in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, though, is not the capital of Saskatchewan. Regina is the capital of Saskatchewan. The South Saskatchewan River flows through the centre of the city and many people enjoy boating, biking and walking in this area. The University of Saskatchewan is also in Saskatoon.
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|Coordinates: 52°08′N 106°41′W / 52.133°N 106.683°WCoordinates: 52°08′N 106°41′W / 52.133°N 106.683°W|
|• Mayor||Charlie Clark|
|• Governing body||Saskatoon City Council|
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|• City||170.8 km2 (65.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||481.5 m (1,579.7 ft)|
|• Density||1,060.3/km2 (2,746/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (CST)|
|GDP per capita||C$26,551 (est. 2005)|
|Median income per household||C$68,300 (2006)|
The name Saskatoon [in Cree: sâskwatôn, "Saskatoon"] comes from the Cree inanimate noun misâskwatômina "saskatoon berries", which refers to the sweet, violet-coloured berry that grows in the area.
- Saskatoon City Information Archived 2015-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
- ↑ "Edmonton Journal, "Paris of the Prairies", April 30, 2007". Archived from the original on August 21, 2012. Retrieved June 2, 2012.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Quick Facts". City of Saskatoon. Archived from the original on 2014-02-09. Retrieved 2010-11-10.
- ↑ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011". 2.statcan.ca. 2008-11-05. Retrieved 2012-02-08.