Place:Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada

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NameRevelstoke
TypeCommunity
Coordinates51.033°N 118.2°W
Located inBritish Columbia, Canada
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Revelstoke (; 2011 population: 7,139) (Kutenai: ktunwa·kanmituk_mi¢̕qaqas ), (Shuswap: Sts'gil'xtn ) is a city in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. It is located east of Vancouver, and west of Calgary, Alberta. The city is situated on the banks of the Columbia River just south of the Revelstoke Dam and near its confluence with the Illecillewaet River. East of Revelstoke are the Selkirk Mountains and Glacier National Park, penetrated by Rogers Pass used by the Trans-Canada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway. South of the community down the Columbia River are the Arrow Lakes and the Kootenays. West of the city is Eagle Pass through the Monashee Mountains and the route to Shuswap Lake.

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