Facts About Thompson
Thompson is the largest city in the Northern Region of Manitoba.
Thompson was incorporated as a town in 1967 on Canada’s Centennial Anniversary.
Thompson is known as the “Hub of the North”.
Thompson covers an area of 20.79 square kilometres and is located on the Precambrian Canadian Shield.
Thompson was originally founded in 1956 as a mining town.
In 1970 Thompson gained city status in the royal presence of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Estimated Population of Thompson is 13,678.
The city is surrounded by boreal forest and bordered on the west and north by the Burntwood River.
The median age in Thompson is 30.8 years old, significantly below Canada’s median age of 41.0.
“Thompson” is a song by Les Surveillantes, found on their album titled La racine carrée du coeur.