Manitoba

A central shield depicting a bison standing on a rock, under a St George's Cross. On top of the shield sits a helmet decorated with a red and white billowing veil. On top of the helmet sits a beaver with a crown on its back, holding a prairie crocus. To the right of the shield is a rearing white unicorn wearing a collar of white and green maple leaves, from which hangs a green cart-wheel pendant. To the left of the shield is a rearing white horse wearing a collar of Indian beadwork, from which hangs a green cycle of life medallion. The animals and shield stand on a mound, with a wheat field beneath the unicorn, prairie crocuses beneath the shield, and spruces beneath the horse. Beneath the mound are white and blue waves, under which is an orange scroll bearing the words "GLORIOSUS ET LIBER"
Manitoba offers all newcomers a high quality of life, a strong sense of community, and employment opportunities, making it a great place for you and your family to call home.

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A red flag with a large Union Jack in the upper left corner and a shield, consisting of St. George's Cross over a left-facing bison standing on a rock, on the right side
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Confederation 15 July 1870 (5th)
Capital Winnipeg
Largest city Winnipeg
Largest metro Winnipeg Capital Region
Government
 • Lieutenant Governor Janice Filmon
 • Premier Brian Pallister (PC)
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
Federal representation (in Canadian Parliament)
House seats 14 of 338 (4.1%)
Senate seats 6 of 105 (5.7%)
Area
 • Total 649,950 km2(250,950 sq mi)
 • Land 548,360 km2(211,720 sq mi)
 • Water 101,593 km2(39,225 sq mi)  15.6%
Area rank Ranked 8th
  6.5% of Canada
Population
 • Total 1,278,365 [1]
 • Estimate (2017 Q1) 1,328,346 [2]
 • Rank Ranked 5th
 • Density 2.3/km2 (6/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Manitoban
Official languages English[3]
GDP
 • Rank 6th
 • Total (2015) C$65.862 billion[4]
 • Per capita C$50,820 (9th)
Time zone Central: UTC–6, (DST −5)
Postal abbr. MB
Postal code prefix R
ISO 3166 code CA-MB
Flower   Prairie crocus
Tree   White spruce
Bird  

Great grey owl

Website www.gov.mb.ca