Selkirk Tourism

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Selkirk is a city in the western Canadian province of Manitoba, located about 22 kilometres (14 mi) northeast of the provincial capital Winnipeg on the Red River, near (50°08′37″N 96°53′02″W / 50.14361°N 96.88389°W). It has a population of 9,834 as of the 2011 census. The mainstays of the local economy are tourism, a steel mill, and a major psychiatric hospital. A vertical lift bridge over the Red River connects Selkirk with the smaller town of East Selkirk. The city is connected to Winnipeg via Highway 9 and is served by the Canadian Pacific Railway. The city was named in honour of Scotsman Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, who obtained the grant to first establish a colony in the Red River area in 1813.

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Planning a vacation to Selkirk in Canada? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A gripping city on its own right, Winnipeg also deserves a visit. Add Winnipeg to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The Forks National Historic Site, Assiniboine Park, Manitoba Museum. A holiday in Selkirk can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Selkirk*

  • Pollution Statistics in Selkirk

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

    • Air Pollution 34.82 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 36.96 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 30.39 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 36.98 (Low)
  • Selkirk: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 50.79 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 49.73 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 56.77 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.86 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 64.06 (High)
    • Attacks 48.16 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.96 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.42 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.94 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 67.02 (High)
  • Living in Selkirk - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Selkirk is 145.74 (High)

    • Safety Index 45.39 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 26.04 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 44.73 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.23 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 66.92 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.04 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.72 (Very 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 Selkirk

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.32 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.07 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.86 USD

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

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