Where is Edmonton Located?
Founded in 1795, Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta. However, traces of settlements date back at least 11,000 years, as evidence shows. The provincial capital has 932,546 inhabitants, the metropolitan area 1,411,945 inhabitants (as of 2011). Edmonton is the second largest city in the province of Alberta after Calgary and the fifth largest city in Canada.
What Country is Edmonton in?
With a total area of 683 square kilometres, Edmonton is one of the largest cities in North America, but also one of the least populated cities. Edmonton is located at 668 meters above sea level between Prairie and boreal coniferous forest embedded in flat to undulating terrain, where deep river valleys such as the valley of the North Saskatchewan River can be found. Edmonton is a green city, the city has the largest area of parks of all the cities in Canada, calculated per capita. Edmonton is also characterised by high rise buildings such as the Bell Tower or the 149-metre Epcor Tower.
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