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Saskatoon 491m, town in the canadian province Saskatchewan on the South Saskatchewan River. View over the university campus pf the Saskatchewan University in west direction.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Saskatoon 491m, Stadt in der kanadischen Provinz Saskatchewan am South Saskatchewan River. Blick über den Universitätskampus der Saskatchewan University Richtung Westen.
Saskatoon is located in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River, with a metro population of 233,923. Saskatoon is the most populous city in the province of Saskatchewan, and has been since the mid-1980s when it surpassed the provincial capital of Regina. Residents of Saskatoon are called "Saskatonians". Saskatoon is often called the "City of Bridges" for its seven river crossings (it is also occasionally referred to as "The Paris of the Prairies", for the same reason). The name "Saskatoon" comes from the Cree inanimate noun "misâskwatômina," which refers to a sweet, violet-coloured berry which grows in the area. A long-time nickname for Saskatoon is "Hub City", while the name is also commonly abbreviated "S'toon". Following the release of the film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" in 1988, the city became popularly known as "'Toontown", after a similarly named location in the film, although the nickname "'Toontown" had been in use in Saskatoon prior to the film's ... Read more about Saskatoon on Wikipedia