The largest capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba is Winnipeg. It is located close to the longitudinal centre of North America, at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. As of 2021, Winnipeg was the sixth-largest city in Canada and the eighth-largest metropolitan area, with a city population of 749,607 and an overall population of 834,678. With a population that is roughly 50% European, 30% Indigenous, and 20% from other countries, Winnipeg is a multicultural metropolis. The official languages of the city are English and French, and numerous cultural institutions, such as the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Manitoba Museum, and the Forks Market, showcase the city's variety. The Canadian prairies' main transportation hub is Winnipeg. The busiest airport in Manitoba, Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, serves the city. With connections to all significant cities in both Canada and the United States, Winnipeg is also a significant rail and transportation hub. Winnipeg experiences frigid winters and pleasant summers in a humid continental climate. 52 inches of snow are typically dumped on the city each year. Winnipeg is a well-liked tourist destination with attractions including The Forks, the Exchange District, Assiniboine Park, and the Manitoba Legislative Building. The Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League, and the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the American Association of Independent Professional Sports all call the city home.