Place:Val Marie, Saskatchewan, Canada

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NameVal Marie
Alt namesVal-Mariesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCommunity
Coordinates49.25°N 107.733°W
Located inSaskatchewan, Canada
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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Val Marie is a prairie village located in the southwestern region of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is only a few kilometres from the Canada-USA border.

Considered the gateway to the Grasslands National Park, Val Marie's economy is largely based on wheat farming, ranching, and tourism. Minor amounts of natural gas have been found nearby. Employment includes agriculture (47% of workforce), federal government (Grasslands National Park), and a significant natural gas compressor relay station at the USA border.

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