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  2. Alberta - Wikipedia

    Alberta is the fourth largest province by area at 661,848 square kilometres (255,541 square miles), and the fourth most populous, being home to 4,262,635 people. Alberta's capital is Edmonton, while Calgary is its largest city. The two are Alberta's largest census metropolitan areas.

  3. Alberta Maps & Facts - World Atlas

    Alberta is a landlocked province that is situated in the Prairies region of Canada. It is bordered by the other Canadian Provinces of British Columbia in the west; by the Northwest Territories in the north; and by Saskatchewan in the east.

  4. Alberta | Flag, Facts, Maps, & Points of Interest | Britannica

    Alberta, most westerly of Canada’s three Prairie Provinces, occupying the continental interior of the western part of the country. It was established as a district of the North-West Territories in 1882 and enlarged to its present boundaries on becoming a province in 1905.

  5. Alberta is home to North America’s largest mountain range. It’s where dinosaurs once roamed and where dense forests make way to open prairies. Explore all of Alberta’s regions Discover a million different ways to exhilarate your soul. Explore all outdoor activities Lose yourself in wild places and wide-open spaces. History up close

  6. Find the Alberta government services and information you need. Arts and culture. Business and economy. Driving and transportation. Education and training. Emergencies and public safety. Environment. Family and social supports. Government.

  7. Geography of Alberta - Wikipedia

    Alberta is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. Located in Western Canada , the province has an area of 661,190 km 2 (255,290 sq mi) and is bounded to the south by the United States state of Montana along 49° north for 298 km (185 mi); to the east at 110° west by the province of Saskatchewan for 1,223 km (760 mi); and at ...

  8. About Alberta | Canada's Alberta

    Explore Canada's Wild Side. Alberta is bold and adventurous. It's where the Canadian Rockies meet the Great Plains, converging in a rugged yet majestic landscape that's just waiting to be experienced. Get ready to find endless outdoor experiences, sparkling cities, stunning scenery, friendly locals and create unforgettable memories.

  9. Economy and history of Alberta | Britannica

    Alberta, Province, western Canada, westernmost of the three Prairie Provinces.Area: 255,541 sq mi (661,848 sq km). Population: (2021) 4,262,635. Capital: Edmonton.Alberta is bordered by Saskatchewan, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, and the U.S. Long inhabited by various Indian (First Nation) peoples, the area was explored by Europeans in the 1750s.

  10. Alberta is a province in western Canada. It is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia on the west, Saskatchewan on the east, the US state of Montana on the south and the Northwest Territories to the North. Alberta is the fourth largest Canadian province with an area of 642,317 square kilometres (248,000 sq mi). [7]

  11. Alberta - Canadian Prairies, Rocky Mountains, Oil Sands

    Alberta. Alberta - Canadian Prairies, Rocky Mountains, Oil Sands: The area now known as Alberta has been inhabited by various Native American (First Nations) groups for at least 10,000 years. European explorers first appeared in the 1750s as the fur trade expanded across western North America.