Regina, Saskatchewan
Regina is the capital city of the Canadian
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 province of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has an area of . Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota....

. The city is the second-largest in the province (after Saskatoon
Saskatoon is a city in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. Residents of the city of Saskatoon are called Saskatonians. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344....

) and a cultural and commercial centre for southern Saskatchewan. It is governed by Regina City Council
Regina City Council
Regina City Council is the governing body of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The council consists of the mayor and ten councillors representing wards...

. Regina is the cathedral city
Episcopal See
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 of the Roman Catholic and Romanian Orthodox Dioceses of Regina and the Anglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle. Citizens of Regina are referred to as Reginans. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Sherwood No. 159
Sherwood No. 159, Saskatchewan
Sherwood Rural Municipality Number 159 is a rural municipality in southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada. It encircles and is an exurb of the city of Regina, the provincial capital. Also within the borders of Sherwood is the separately governed village of Grand Coulee...


Regina was previously the seat of government of the North-West Territories, of which the current provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta
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 originally formed part, and of the District of Assiniboia.