Regina is a city in the prairies of Canada. It is located 217 meters above sea level, close to the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 11. Two hundred sixteen thousand three hundred ninety-two people were living in Regina according to Census 2016, and it is growing at a rate of 1%. Regina is the fourth largest city in Saskatchewan. The population density of Regina was 516 people per square kilometre. Regina’s education system consists of many elementary schools across every region, with one high school per district (regional). In addition, there are many different secondary schools across every region and one post-secondary institution – the University of Regina.
1. Regina is the capital city of the province of Saskatchewan. It became the capital city of Saskatchewan in 1906.
2. The city has a humid continental climate. The summers are hot and humid, and winters are long, dry, cold and relatively sunny.
3. Regina is home to the headquarters of the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police).
4. Regina is home to the head offices for both CTV Saskatchewan and Global Saskatoon cable television.
5. Regina is home to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum.
7. In 2010, one out of every 15 people living in the city was unemployed. The unemployment rate was 9%. That compares with the national rate of 8%.
8. Regina is home to the headquarters of many companies, including Potash Corporation, Cameco and Lantic Sugar Company Ltd.
9. Regina has a population of approximately 217,000 people as of 2016. The population is growing at an annual rate of 1%.
10. Regina is 217 meters above sea level and close to the Trans Canada Highway and Highway 11.
11. Regina is famous for hosting the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and also being the home of the Canadian Football League.
12. Regina is a city in central Saskatchewan. It is the centre of a significant agricultural region known as ‘The Golden Triangle’ – Regina, Moose Jaw, and Saskatoon. It is also surrounded by wheat fields and large lakes used for recreational purposes such as fishing and boating.
13. Regina has been chosen multiple times as the site for major international events. Such as the 2005 North American Indigenous Games, as well as games of national importance, such as the 2006 Canada Winter Games and the 2010 MasterCard Memorial Cup hockey tournament in 2012. It was also selected to play host to the Canadian Track and Field Championships.
14. Regina has many things to do and see, including Wascana Centre, the most significant outdoor area in Regina. It is built by the renowned landscape architect Frederick Todd and is home to many cultural and historical monuments. It is also home to Victoria Park, Wascana Lake, various golf courses, and the Legislative Building of Saskatchewan.
15. During all seasons, you can enjoy a stroll in the downtown area filled with shops and restaurants. There are also many beautiful parks and two major malls – Mid Town Plaza and The Landmark Shopping Centre.