Facts About Steinbach

  • Steinbach is a city located about 58 km south-east of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Steinbach was incorporated as a town on 31 December 1946, with the Main Street being paved the following year.
  • Steinbach has a population of 15,829, making it the third-largest city in Manitoba and the largest community in the Eastman region.
  • Steinbach was first settled by Plautdietsch-speaking Mennonites from the Russian Empire in 1874, whose descendants continue to have a significant presence in the city today.
  • Steinbach heritage is celebrated during annual Pioneer Days in August and by the Mennonite Heritage Village, a reconstruction of the original settlement.
  • Steinbach is the third fastest-growing census agglomeration in Canada.
  • In 2018, Steinbach became a sister city with Zaporizhia, Ukraine, which is near where all of Steinbach’s pioneering families immigrated from in the 1870s.
  • In 2018, after the Canadian government legalized cannabis, Steinbach residents voted to deny the licensing of retail cannabis stores in the city.
  • Steinbach is located on the eastern edge of the Canadian Prairies and is also located directly east of the Red River Valley.
  • The average age of people in Steinbach is 37.8, below the provincial average of 39.2, while 52% of the population are female and 48% are male.
Facts About Steinbach
Facts About Steinbach

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