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Brandon is the second-largest city in the province of Manitoba, Canada. It is located in the southwestern corner of the province on the banks of the Assiniboine River, approximately 214 km (133 mi) west of the provincial capital, Winnipeg, and 120 km (75 mi) east of the Saskatchewan border. Brandon covers an area of 465.16 km2 (176.1 sq mi) and has a population of 46,061, while its census metropolitan area has a population of 53,229. It is a major hub of trade and commerce for the Westman region as well as parts of southeastern Saskatchewan and northern North Dakota, an area with a combined population of around 180,000 people. The City of Brandon was incorporated in 1882, having a history rooted in the Assiniboine River fur trade as well as its role as a major junction on the Canadian Pacific Railway. Known as The Wheat City, Brandon's economy is predominantly associated with agriculture, however it also has strengths in education, manufacturing, food processing, health care, and transportation. Brandon is an important part of the higher education network in Manitoba, with several notable facilities located in the city including Brandon University, Assiniboine Community College, and the Manitoba Emergency Services College. Canadian Forces Base Shilo, which maintains close socioeconomic ties with Brandon, is located 35 km (22 mi) east of the city. Brandon's Keystone Centre, one of the largest consolidated entertainment, convention, agriculture and recreation complexes in Canada, is the home of the Brandon Wheat Kings and the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair.

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Brandon in Canada offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to Brandon, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Dauphin. Dauphin is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Brandon, you'll have to take a flight to Dauphin; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Brandon can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Brandon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Brandon

    Know the pollution level of Brandon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Brandon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Brandon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Brandon.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Brandon - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 48.53 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 14.66 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 27.24 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50 (High)
    • Health Care Index 71.94 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Brandon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Brandon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.77 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.82 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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