Place:Roblin, Manitoba, Canada

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NameRoblin
TypeTown
Coordinates51.25°N 101.333°W
Located inManitoba, Canada
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Roblin is a town in Manitoba, Canada which behaves similar to the "regional centre" for towns up to 100 km away. The town lies near the Saskatchewan border and is 400 km northwest of the Winnipeg, Manitoba's capital. Also, Roblin is surrounded by Shell River. Roblin is 52.6 km northwest of Russell, Manitoba, about a 45 minute drive east from Yorkton on Highway 5, and is accessible by the Roblin railway station, which is served by Via Rail.

In 2010, Roblin, and the surrounding areas of Shell River, Hillsburg, and Shellmouth-Boulton had a total population of 3,284. About 40% of the population is involved in agriculture and other resource-based industries. Services, tourism and the processing of wood and agricultural products largely contribute to the local economy.

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