The Prairies are a region in the centre of , made up of three provinces: , , and . Though the word "prairie" means grassland, this region also contains mountains, hills, lakes, shoreline, and metropolitan cities.
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spans great, contrasting sceneries of mountains, forests and prairies. Photo: JakubFrys, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a province in the Prairies. Photo: BriYYZ, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a province in the Prairies of . It is well known for its agriculture, culture and history. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is 's largest city and Canada's fourth-largest, and is near where the prairies end and the foothills begin. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


Latitude of center
54.78° or 54° 46' 48" north
Longitude of center
-106.48° or 106° 28' 48" west
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: المروج الكندية
  • Basque: Kanadako belardiak
  • Catalan: Praderies canadenques
  • Chinese: 草原三省
  • Czech: Kanadské prérie
  • Czech: Prérijní provincie
  • English: Canadian Prairies
  • English: Prairie Provinces
  • Esperanto: Kanadaj Prerioj
  • Esperanto: Preriaj provincoj
  • French: ALSAMA
  • French: Prairies
  • French: Prairies canadiennes
  • French: Provinces des Prairies
  • Frisian: Kanadeeske Prêrjes
  • Gallegan: Pradarías canadenses
  • German: Prärieprovinz
  • German: Prärieprovinzen
  • Hebrew: המישורים
  • Hebrew: המישורים הקנדיים
  • Indonesian: Prairie Kanada
  • Italian: Praterie canadesi
  • Japanese: カナディアンプレーリー
  • Japanese: カナディアン・プレーリー
  • Japanese: カナディアン・プレーリース
  • Korean: the prairie provinces
  • Latin: Campi Canadienses
  • Lithuanian: Kanados prerijos
  • Macedonian: Канадски Прерии
  • Norwegian: De kanadiske prærier
  • Norwegian Bokmål: De kanadiske prærier
  • Persian: دشت‌های کانادا
  • Portuguese: Pradarias
  • Portuguese: Pradarias canadenses
  • Portuguese: Pradarias canadianas
  • Russian: Канадские Прерии
  • Russian: Прерия
  • Serbian: Kanadska prerija
  • Serbian: Канадска прерија
  • Spanish: ALSAMA
  • Spanish: Praderas
  • Spanish: Praderas canadienses
  • Spanish: Provincias de la pradera
  • Swedish: Canadian Prairies
  • Swedish: Kanadensiska prärierna
  • Turkish: Kanada Bozkırları
  • Ukrainian: Канадські прерії
  • Venetian: Pradarie canadezi

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Prairies. See this page's contributions. Photo: Matthias Süßen, CC BY-SA 3.0.