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Virden, Manitoba

Virden is a town in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. Oil was first discovered in 1951, and Virden has since come to be known as the “Oil Capital of Manitoba”.

The town is located at the junction of the Trans-Canada Highway (also known as Highway #1) and Highway 83 (the “Palms to Pines” route) and is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Wallace – Woodworth. Virden is a regional service centre owing in part to its location, and it has a stable commercial sector, including several restaurants, gas stations, body shops, a movie theatre, and a performing arts theatre.