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Facts About Estevan
Estevan is the eighth-largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada.
The first settlers in what was to become Estevan arrived in 1892, along with the expansion of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
The major industries in Estevan are coal mining, power generation, oil, and gas.
Estevan is 563 m above sea level.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Estevan was 43.3 °C, on 5 July 1936, and 5 July 1937. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −46.7 °C on 11 January 1916, and 16 February 1936.
Estevan was incorporated as a village in 1899, and later became a town in 1906.
On March 1, 1957, Estevan acquired the status of a city.
The name origin is attributed to George Stephen’s registered telegraphic address, Estevan. George Stephen was the first President of the Canadian Pacific Railway from 1881 to 1888.
Estevan is the most southern city in Saskatchewan, located in Western Canada.
The city of Estevan has two museums: The Estevan Art Gallery and Museum & The Souris Valley Museum.