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The name '''Saskatchewan''' is derived from the Cree word kisiskâciwanisîpikikimasiy meaning ''swift-flowing [[river]].''  Saskatchewan is a province of [[Canada]] between [[Alberta]] and [[Manitoba]]. [[Mineral]] resources include world-class deposits of [[potash]] and [[uranium]] as evidenced by cities with names like ''Uranium City''.  
 
The name '''Saskatchewan''' is derived from the Cree word kisiskâciwanisîpikikimasiy meaning ''swift-flowing [[river]].''  Saskatchewan is a province of [[Canada]] between [[Alberta]] and [[Manitoba]]. [[Mineral]] resources include world-class deposits of [[potash]] and [[uranium]] as evidenced by cities with names like ''Uranium City''.  
  
Manitoba's geography includes [[prairie]]s, tree-covered [[plain]]s, [[forest]]s, and [[taiga]].  The climate is continental, characterized by large seasonal [[temperature]] ranges and low [[precipitation]]. European contact with Indian peoples occurred during the [[fur]] trade era, and increased when agricultural settlement began in the late 19th century. In the early 20th century, that settlement history produced a largely agrarian population concentrated on [[farm]]s and in communities across the prairie.  
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Saskatchewan's geography includes [[prairie]]s, tree-covered [[plain]]s, [[forest]]s, and [[taiga]].  The climate is continental, characterized by large seasonal [[temperature]] ranges and low [[precipitation]]. European contact with Indian peoples occurred during the [[fur]] trade era, and increased when agricultural settlement began in the late 19th century. In the early 20th century, that settlement history produced a largely agrarian population concentrated on [[farm]]s and in communities across the prairie.  
 
In 2006, provincial Gross Domestic Product was over $36 billion. Saskatchewan has what is called a "wheat economy" as most of its exports are agricultural.
 
In 2006, provincial Gross Domestic Product was over $36 billion. Saskatchewan has what is called a "wheat economy" as most of its exports are agricultural.
  
 
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The name Saskatchewan is derived from the Cree word kisiskâciwanisîpikikimasiy meaning swift-flowing river. Saskatchewan is a province of Canada between Alberta and Manitoba. Mineral resources include world-class deposits of potash and uranium as evidenced by cities with names like Uranium City.

Saskatchewan's geography includes prairies, tree-covered plains, forests, and taiga. The climate is continental, characterized by large seasonal temperature ranges and low precipitation. European contact with Indian peoples occurred during the fur trade era, and increased when agricultural settlement began in the late 19th century. In the early 20th century, that settlement history produced a largely agrarian population concentrated on farms and in communities across the prairie. In 2006, provincial Gross Domestic Product was over $36 billion. Saskatchewan has what is called a "wheat economy" as most of its exports are agricultural.