The Prairies is a region in the middle of , made up of three provinces: , , and . Despite the name, they also contain mountains, hills, lakes, shoreline, and metropolitan cities.

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is 's largest city and Canada's fourth-largest, and is near where the prairies end and the foothills begin.

is the capital city of , a province of .

is 's capital and largest city, and stands midway on the Trans-Canada Highway and railway.

refers to the most urban, dense, and oldest area of .


is a province in , bordering from at the Rocky Mountains in the west, the in the north, and in the east.

is a province in the Prairies of . It is bordered by to the east, to the west, the to the south, and to the north.


  • Location: ,
  • Latitude of center: 54.78° or 54° 46' 48" north
  • Longitude of center: -106.48° or 106° 28' 48" west

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