The name Saskatoon comes from the berry that is known as "sâskwatôn".The very unique berries known as "saskatoon berries" are sweet, violet-colored and they can only grow in Saskatoon. The berries become one of the trademarks of the city as they are also being commercialized by some of the locals. Residents of Saskatoon are known as Saskatoonians.
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. The city had a population of 202,340 in the Canada 2006 Census, with a civic estimate of 223,200 in 2010. The city's census metropolitan area had a population of 233,923 in the 2006 Census. Statistics Canada estimated Saskatoon's CMA population as 257,300 in 2009. Even though it's small, but it is home to many cultures and races from all over the world.
Saskatoon is also known as the "Bridge City" for its wonderful seven river crossings.
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