Alberta Fast Facts

- Alberta’s first University is established in Edmonton (University of Alberta) in 1908.
- Alberta's official flower is the Wild Rose.
- Edmonton’s river valley constitutes the longest stretch of connected urban parkland in North America.
- Edmonton also has the highest amount of parkland per capita of any Canadian city.- The term "trick or treat" was first used in Alberta.
- Alberta has 5 national parks and 76 provincial parks.
- It hosts a year-round slate of festivals, re ected in the nickname “Canada’s Festival City”.
- The West Edmonton Mall is the largest mall in North America covering 5.3 million square feet.
- The world's longest beaver dam is in Wood Buffalo National Park and measures 850 metres.
- The city of Lloydminster is shared by Alberta and Saskatchewan.
- The largest collection of complete dinosaur skeletons in the world can be found in Drumheller.
- There is a wildlife overpass over the Trans-Canada Highway near Banff.
- Edmonton is the northernmost North American city with a population over one million.
- Calgary Mayor Naheed Neshi is the first person of colour to become mayor of a Canadian city with over 100,000 people and the first Muslim mayor of a major North American city.
- Banff is located at an elevation of 1383 metres, making it the highest town in Canada.

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