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Prince George

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Prince George (pop. 67,600), city of central British Columbia. Located at the junction of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, the city was founded in 1807 by Simon Fraser as a fur-trading post named Fort George. It is the site of several major pulp mills and is a major manufacturing and energy center for the province.

See also: British Columbia.

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