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Castlegar is a small city in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is located within the Selkirk Mountains at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. It is a regional trade and transportation centre, with a local economy fueled by forestry and tourism. It is home to Selkirk College, a regional airport, a pulp mill, and several small sawmills. The population of approximately 7,500 people includes a large number of Doukhobors, who were largely responsible for much of Castlegar's early development and growth. A sizeable Portuguese community grew as workers, mainly from the Azores islands, moved in to take up employment in the area. The area which was to become Castlegar was an important centre for the Sinixt Peoples. Outside the city limits are the small surrounding communities of Ootischenia, Brilliant, Robson, Robson West, Raspberry, Tarrys, Thrums, Shoreacres, Fairview, Genelle, Pass Creek and Krestova. There are also the much smaller communities of Deer Park, Renata, and Syringa on Lower Arrow Lake. Taken together, these outlying areas comprise an approximate population of a further 8,000 people. Local dining options include The Greek Oven, Chopsticks, and Lemon Creek Lodge Restaurant & Campground.
Wondering where to stay? Visitors have access to a number of hotels in the community, though there are a few nearby Bed and Breakfasts. If you are travelling in the area, Castlegar is located close to Mount Faith, Allandale Creek, McAlister Creek, Baldy Mountain and Donut Lake.
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- Longitude: -117°39'46.8
- Latitude: 49°19'37.2
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