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Pronunciation: KAL-guh-ree   <1>

Time Zone: Calgary lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Telephone Area Codes: (403), (587)<2>

Elevation: 3,560 feet [1,085.09 m] above sea level<3>

Population

2006:<4>     988,079 (12.41% increase since 2001)  
2001:     879,003
 
(For more detail, see our Census Page for Calgary)

Websites for Calgary

Official Website:   www.calgary.ca/
Chamber of Commerce:   www.calgarychamber.com/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Calgary. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0638, Longitude: -114.0684     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   51° 3' 49"
Lon:   -114° 4' 6"

About Alberta

Population

2006:     3,290,350 (10.61% increase since 2001)  
2001:     2,974,807

Websites for Province of Alberta

Official Website:   www.alberta.ca/
Tourism:   www.travelalberta.com/

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Calgary.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Calgary - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Calgary were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<5>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Calgary, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Calgary.