Canada

Edmonton

The capital of Alberta

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Edmonton

Situated in the center of Alberta province and spanning across the valley of the north Saskatchewan River, Edmonton is the capital of Alberta. A former Hudson Bay trading post founded in 1795, Edmonton now focuses on Canada`s thriving oil industry. The downtown area is modern with many high-rise buildings and the gigantic West Edmonton Mall has over 800 stores, water and amusement parks, over 100 restaurants, 27 movie theaters, an ice rink and golf course and is one of the largest malls on the continent. The city has many excellent museums and galleries.


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