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Portage la Prairie /ˈpɔːrtᵻdʒ lə ˈprɛərɪ/ is a small city in the Central Plains Region of Manitoba, Canada. As of 2011, the population was 12,996 and the land area of the city was 24.67 square kilometres (9.53 sq mi). Portage la Prairie is located approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi) west of Winnipeg, along the Trans-Canada Highway (located exactly between the provincial boundaries of Saskatchewan and Ontario), and sits on the Assiniboine River, which flooded the town persistently until a diversion channel north to Lake Manitoba (the Portage Diversion) was built to divert the flood waters. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie. According to Environment Canada, Portage la Prairie has the most sunny days during the warm months in Canada. It is the administrative headquarters of the Dakota Tipi First Nations reserve.Wikipedia
This is a comprehensive travel guide for Portage La Prairie in Canada. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Portage La Prairie like a local. When planning a trip to Portage La Prairie, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Winnipeg. Winnipeg is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like The Forks National Historic Site, Assiniboine Park, Manitoba Museum. Popular vacation packages of Portage La Prairie are of 1-2 days.
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