A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
The Province of
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The capital of Manitoba is Winnipeg.
The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Manitoba: MB
Typical abbreviation for Manitoba: Man.
When the people of Manitoba refer to themselves: 1:
Time Zone: The province of Manitoba is in the Central Time (CST/CDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.
Canada has two official languages: English and French. English is the most common language spoken in Manitoba, where approximately 90% of the residents speak only English (ie- Anglophones).
Nickname for Manitoba: "The Keystone Province"
Provincial Motto: "Gloriosus Et Liber" (Glorious and free)
Provincial Bird: Great Grey Owl (strix nebulosa)
Provincial Tree: White Spruce (picea glauca)
Provincial Flower: Prairie Crocus (anemone patens)
Confederation: Manitoba joined the Confederation on Jul 15, 1870.
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