Place:Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada

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NameBattleford
TypeCommunity
Located inSaskatchewan, Canada
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Battleford (Assiniboine: Ogíciza Wakpá ) (2011 population 4,065) is a town located across the North Saskatchewan River from North Battleford, in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Battleford and North Battleford are collectively referred to as the Battlefords by Saskatchewan residents, as well as on highway signage. Although there has been occasional talk of the two communities merging, as of 2012 they remain separate entities. The local economy is fuelled mainly by agriculture. Battleford is bordered by the Rural Municipality of Battle River No. 438, as well as by the city of North Battleford and a small section of the Rural Municipality of North Battleford No. 437.

The 1973 western Alien Thunder was partially filmed in Battleford.

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