Brandon is the second largest city in Manitoba, Canada, and is located in the southwestern area of the province. The city is located along the Assiniboine River. Spruce Woods Provincial Park and Canadian Forces Base, Shilo
The city was incorporated in 1882. Brandon, is a major hub for the surrounding agricultural area. In 2012, the city was ranked as the 6th best place to live in Canada.
Brandon's industry reflects its agricultural history; its major industries are related to agriculture. The Canadian warship HMCS Brandon was named after the city.