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Edmonton Capital Region

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Edmonton Capital Region refers to the metropolitan area of Edmonton, Alberta. The population of this area is 1.3 million (2016). It is the sixth largest metro area in Canada. Edmonton's suburbs are small cities that usually rely on Edmonton for jobs, health care, and stuff to do.

For complete information on Edmonton, see its article.


Map of Edmonton Capital Region

(Population statistics as of 2016.)

  • 1 Edmonton - population: 930,000. Home to world-class shopping (even outside of the famous West Edmonton Mall), an established theatre scene, excellent nightlife, beautiful parks, high end & extraordinary festivals, and a beautiful array of food selection.
  • 2 Sherwood Park - population: 70,000. The popular Millennium Place and Festival Place are here.
  • 3 St. Albert - population: 66,000. It is a clean city with scenic trails and parks. It is home to the Musée Héritage Museum and the Arden Theatre.
  • 4 Leduc - population: 30,000, including Nisku
  • 5 Spruce Grove - population: 34,000
  • 6 Stony Plain - population: 17,000
  • 7 Fort Saskatchewan - population: 24,000
  • 8 Morinville - population: 10,000
  • 9 Devon - population: 6,600
  • 10 Beaumont Beaumont, Alberta on Wikipedia - population: 17,000

Along with the above, there are numerous other small towns.

Other destinations[edit]

  • 1 Elk Island National Park. Home to the Canada's most famous herds of bison (buffalo). Nearby is the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, an open-air museum detailing the traditional lives of the influential Ukrainian immigrants to Alberta.
  • 2 Wabamun - A popular local summer recreational area on Lake Wabamun.


Edmonton Capital Region is the metro region of Edmonton. Its main suburbs are Sherwood Park, St Albert, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, and Leduc.

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