Alberta is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada. Map of Alberta Province is located in the southwestern part of the country. The total area of Alberta is close to 255,550 square miles which makes it the 6th largest province in the country. The Province shares border with the province of British Columbia to the west, Saskatchewan to the east, Montana to the south, and the Northwest Territories to the north. Alberta’s capital is Edmonton, while Calgary is its largest city.
Alberta was established as a district of the North-West Territories in 1882 and was enlarged to its present boundaries on becoming a province in 1905. The economy of the province is based on the petroleum industry, technology, natural resources, forestry, agriculture, and tourism. There are plenty of lakes, national parks, and various natural landmarks in the province. The University of Alberta in Edmonton is the oldest and largest university in the province. And Calgary International Airport is Alberta’s largest airport by passenger traffic.
Political Map of Alberta Province
Covering a total area of about 661,848 sq. km, the Province of Alberta is located in the west-central part of Canada. The Political Map of Alberta Province forms its boundary with the Northwest Territories, to the east the 110th meridian forms the boundary with its prairie neighbor, Saskatchewan, to the south the 49th parallel forms the international boundary with the U.S. state of Montana, and to the west, the boundary with British Columbia is formed by the 120th meridian and the crest of the Rocky Mountains.
Physical Map of Alberta Province
Alberta is the fourth-largest province of Canada with an area of 661,848 km2(255,500 sq mi). As observed on the Physical Map of Alberta Province, the snow-capped Rocky Mountains (the Canadian Rockies) occupies the western part of Alberta. The Great Plains of North America cover the eastern part of the province. Its highest point is 3,747 m (12,293 ft) at the summit of Mount Columbia in the Rocky Mountains. The longest river in the province is the Athabasca River which travels 1,538 km (956 mi). The largest river is the Peace River with an average flow of 2161 m3/s.
Outline Map of Alberta Province
Alberta is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada. It is a landlocked province that is situated in the Prairies region of Canada. The total area of Alberta is close to 255,550 square miles which makes it the 6th largest province in the country. The Province shares border with the province of British Columbia to the west, Saskatchewan to the east, Montana to the south, and the Northwest Territories to the north. Alberta’s capital is Edmonton, while Calgary is its largest city.
Cities Map of Alberta Province
The 10 Biggest Cities In Alberta
|Rank||City||Incorporation Date||Land Area|
|1||Calgary||January 1, 1894||825.56 km2|
|2||Edmonton||October 8, 1904||685.25 km2|
|3||Red Deer||March 25, 1913||104.73 km2|
|4||Lethbridge||May 9, 1906||122.09 km2|
|5||St. Albert||January 1, 1977||48.45 km2|
|6||Medicine Hat||May 9, 1906||112.04 km2|
|7||Grande Prairie||January 1, 1958||132.73 km2|
|8||Airdrie||January 1, 1985||84.57 km2|
|9||Spruce Grove||March 1, 1986||32.2 km2|
|10||Leduc||September 1, 1983||42.44 km2|