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Alberta is the second westernmost of the 10 provinces in Canada. Alberta includes parts of the Canadian Rockies, and is known for its oil and natural gas fields and cattle farming.
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Onward, the official motto of Calgary, is more apt than ever in the wake of the major flooding the city experienced in June 2013.

Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta, Canada. Its metro area is home to 1.1 million people and is the northernmost city in North America of at least one million people, and the largest Canadian city farther than 200 km from the US border.

The town of Banff is located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies. It is the larger of the two populated areas in Banff National Park, and is located about an hour and half drive west of Calgary and four hours south of Jasper.

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Edmonton Capital Region refers to the metropolitan area of Edmonton, Alberta. The population of this area is 1.1 million.

Alberta Rockies is a region in western Alberta, Canada. It is dominated by the Rocky Mountains and attracts many visitors with its beauty, outdoor activities and two of Canada's oldest and best known national parks, Banff National Park and Jasper National Park.

Calgary Region is the region surrounding the city of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Traditionally an agricultural area, it is a mix of suburban towns and semi-rural areas that are becoming bedroom communities to Calgary.

Southern Alberta is a region in Alberta, Canada.

Eastern Alberta is a region of Alberta, Canada. The southern part is an agricultural area, while the north is the focus of Canada's oil sands industry.

Alberta Badlands is a region in the south-east of Alberta, Canada. Flat wheat fields and ranchlands are common things that come …

Central Alberta is part of Alberta. SW Central Alberta Prairies to Peaks

Peace River Valley is a region in the north of Alberta, Canada. The Peace River Valley is of one Canada's richest agricultural areas, the most common of which are cereal crops and hay.

About Alberta

  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  3,500,000
  • Abbreviation:  AB
  • Latitide of center:  55° 1' 12" (55.02°) north
  • Longitude of center:  115° west
  • Average elevation:  3,116 meters (10,223 feet)
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Other Names for Alberta

  • Arabic:  ألبرتا
  • Armenian:  Ալբերտա
  • Belarusian:  Правінцыя Альберта
  • Bulgarian:  Албърта
  • Chinese:  艾伯塔
  • Esperanto:  Alberto
  • Georgian:  ალბერტა
  • Hebrew:  אלברטה
  • Hindi:  अल्बर्टा
  • Japanese:  アルバータ州
  • Kannada:  ಆಲ್ಬರ್ಟಾ
  • Kazakh:  Альберта
  • Korean:  앨버타 주
  • Macedonian:  Алберта
  • Marathi:  आल्बर्टा
  • Mingrelian:  ალბერთა
  • Modern Greek (1453-):  Αλμπέρτα
  • Mongolian:  Альберта
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Albèrta
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE):  ܐܠܒܪܛܐ
  • Ossetian:  Альбертæ
  • Panjabi:  ਐਲਬਰਟਾ
  • Persian:  آلبرتا
  • Quechua:  Alberta pruwinsya
  • Russian:  Альберта
  • Serbian:  Алберта
  • Tamil:  ஆல்பர்ட்டா
  • Thai:  รัฐแอลเบอร์ตา
  • Uighur:  Albérta
  • Ukrainian:  Альберта
  • Urdu:  البرٹا
  • Western Panjabi:  ایلبرٹا
  • Yakut:  Альберта
  • Yiddish:  אלבערטא
  • Yue Chinese:  亞伯達

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