Kamloops is a city in British Columbia in Canada. Kamloops is situated by the Kamloops Lake and Thompson River. Kamloops is situated where the two branches of Thompson River meet, near Kamloops Lake. The word Kamloops is derived from the Shuswap word Tk'emlups. Tk'emlups literally means meeting of the water. The Tkemlups Indian Band is native to Kamloops and still speaks Shuswap. Kamloops has been industries and has different industries such as mining and finance. Kamloops is located in a rainy-shadow location and has semi-arid climate.