Place:Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada


NameMoose Jaw
Coordinates50.383°N 105.583°W
Located inSaskatchewan, Canada     (1882 - )
Contained Places
Remco Sunset Resthaven Cemetery ( 1912 - )
Rosedale Cemetery
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Moose Jaw (Assiniboine: tácehubana) is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada on the Moose Jaw River. It is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of Regina. Residents of Moose Jaw are known as Moose Javians. Best known as a retirement and tourist city, it serves the small towns and farms of the surrounding region. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Moose Jaw No. 161.

Moose Jaw is an industrial centre and an important railway junction for the area's agricultural produce. It is known for its giant historical murals on the exterior walls of buildings in its business district, and its tunnels were used for rum-running during Prohibition. CFB Moose Jaw is a NATO flight training school, and is home to the Snowbirds, Canada's military aerobatic air show flight demonstration team. Moose Jaw also has a casino and geothermal spa.

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