Edmonton is the capital city of the province of Alberta.

Geography
Alberta is known as a prairie province, however; the landscape varies from the badlands in the southeast, the forests of the north, rolling foothills, and the magnificent Rocky Mountains in the west. Alberta is approximately 661,000 square  kilometres and has 245 rivers and more than 600 lakes.

Population
The population of Alberta is around four million, with a large portion of the population living in the major cities of Calgary and Edmonton. Visitors from other countries often comment on the miles and miles of unoccupied land.

National Parks
Alberta has 75 provincial parks and five national parks. Some of Alberta’s national parks cover more area than the size of some countries. Together, the national parks are more than 63,000 square kilometres of land.

Ancient History
If you love ancient history, two places worth checking out are:
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump

Be Inspired
For more about Alberta

Remember to Breath (Travel Alberta) video

Summer in Alberta video

 

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