Place:Wakaw, Saskatchewan, Canada

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NameWakaw
TypeCommunity
Coordinates52.667°N 105.75°W
Located inSaskatchewan, Canada
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Wakaw, Saskatchewan, is a small town 90 km (56 miles) northeast of Saskatoon and 66 km (41 miles) south of Prince Albert. It is about halfway between the two cities and is served by Highway 2, Highway 41 and Highway 312. Wakaw is in hilly partially forested country east of the South Saskatchewan River. The area is part of the aspen parkland biome.

Wakaw is a Cree word meaning "crooked", the name being taken from nearby Wakaw Lake and applied to the town.[1]

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