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Alberta

Alberta Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 642,317 sq km
    (water) 19,531 sq km
    (TOTAL) 661,848 sq km

    To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq miles, multiply kilometers by: 0.386102
  • Land Area: (all provinces)
  • Horizontal Width: 635 km (394 miles) from the British Columbia border (directly west of Grande Prairie), straight east to border with Saskatchewan.
  • Vertical Length: the eastern border with Saskatchewan is 1221 km (759 miles)

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections

  • Bordering Country: (1) USA
  • Bordering Provinces: (2) British Columbia and Saskatchewan
  • Bordering Territory: (1) Northwest Territories
  • U.S. Border: 291 km (181 mi)
  • Geographic Center: about 17 km NNW of Edmonton
  • Highest Point: Mt. Columbia, 3,747m (12,293 ft.)
  • Lowest Point: Salt River, 183m (600 ft.)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

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