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Saskatoon Travel Guide

Saskatoon Travel Guide



Known as the "City of Bridges" for its seven river crossings, the city's name comes from the Cree word for the saskatoon berry, "misaskwatomin." A long-time nickname for Saskatoon is "Hub City", while the name is also commonly abbreviated "S'toon".

Saskatoon is a city located in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. Saskatoon is the most populous city in the province. Residents of Saskatoon are usually called Saskatonians. SASKATOON is a commercial, manufacturing and distribution centre with a population of around 236,000 - making it Saskatchewan's largest city.

Saskatoon is very Alive because of the influence of the University of Saskatchewan and its young student body. Their dining and social habits make for a vibrant nightlife unusual for a city of this size.

Saskatoon is recognized as one of the world's leading Agricultural Biotechnology centres. Most research takes place at Innovation Place Research Park and the University of Saskatchewan. The world's largest publicly traded uranium company, Cameco, and the world's largest potash producer, PotashCorp, have corporate headquarters in Saskatoon. Nearly two-thirds of the world's recoverable potash reserves are located in the Saskatoon region.

Saskatoon Travel Guide
Saskatoon city
Saskatoon Travel Guide
Saskatoon city


Saskatoon Travel Guide
Saskatoon city
Saskatoon Travel Guide
Saskatoon city





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