Kamloops is a city in south central British Columbia in Canada, located at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River near Kamloops Lake. The population of Kamloops was estimated as 85,678 in 2011 Census.
The climate of Kamloops is semi-arid, due to its rain shadow location. Kamloops gets short cold snaps where temperatures can drop to around −20 °C (−4 °F) when Arctic air manages to cross the Rockies and Columbia Mountains into the Interior.
Things to Do and Living.
Sandstone canyons, grasslands and evergreen timberlands play host to incredible hiking, mountain biking and camping. More than 100 lakes and two major rivers provide great fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting and tubing. Kamloops is also a major golfing destination, with around a dozen courses close by.
Kamloops also has vibrant arts community and its First Nations culture, represented in various cultural sites throughout the city, and in theatre and music festivals and events held annually.
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Economy & Employment.
Industries in the Kamloops area include primary resource processing such as Domtar Kamloops Pulp Mill, Tolko-Heffley Creek Plywood and Veneer, Lafarge Cement, Highland Valley Copper Mine (in Logan Lake), and others.
In addition to the above, Kamloops is a transportation hub for the region due to its connections to Highways 5 and 97, the Trans-Canada and Yellowhead Highways.
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