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Edmonton

About Edmonton

932,546 in city
1,155,383 in metro
684 km² (264 mi²)
668.129724457 m
Edmonton is the largest city in North America this far north. It is the capital of Alberta, home to the University of Alberta, has a diverse culture and arts scene, and one of the fastest growing economies in Canada. Edmonton enjoys 17 hours of daylight in mid summer. Its 53rd latitude location provides many nights with the dancing Northern Lights. Approximately 1/4 of the lands within the city limits are not developed or have any development plans in place. Edmonton is the distribution and transportation center of the region and considered one of the best places to live by Places Rated Almanac. West Edmonton Mall, the largest shopping centre in the world and literally a city within a city, has over 830 stores and features a 10-acre in-door wave pool, biggest of its kind. Although many people maintain mixed feelings about the mall, it is a major tourist attraction and economic generator for the City.

Boroughs

Downtown (1),

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
729 All Buildings
561
existing
16
under construction
44
planned
101
unbuilt
7
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Stantec Tower 823 ft 2019
2 JW Marriott Hotel & Legends Private Residences 630 ft 2019
3 EPCOR Tower 490 ft 2011
4 Manulife Place 480 ft 1983
5 Encore 452 ft 2020

Other buildings

No. Type
17 Famous buildings
96 Buildings with construction images