Place:Cumberland House, Saskatchewan, Canada

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NameCumberland House
TypeCommunity
Coordinates53.95°N 102.333°W
Located inSaskatchewan, Canada
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Cumberland House is a community in Census Division No. 18 in north-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada on the Saskatchewan River. It is the oldest community in Saskatchewan and has a population of about 2000 people. Cumberland House Provincial Park, which provides tours of an 1890s powder house built by the Hudson's Bay Company, is located nearby.

The community consists of the northern village of Cumberland House with a population of 772 and the adjoining Cumberland House Cree Nation with a population of 715. [1] The community is served by the Cumberland House Airport and by Saskatchewan Highway 123.

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