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Czar, Alberta

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Czar.

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How Far From Czar to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a village such as Czar to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Czar to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 134 miles [215.7 km] to the Northwest (NW). If you could drive a straight line from Czar to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,646 miles [2,649 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 65 days and walking would take 94 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,262 miles [10,077.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,030 miles [11,313.7 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,089 miles [8,190 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Czar ...

We have found 2 communities that share the name Czar.

While the name Czar is unique within Alberta, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.

Communities Outside of Alberta


Crawford County

Our profile page for Czar, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,388 miles [2,233.8 km] to the Southeast

West Virginia

Randolph County

Our profile page for Czar, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,737 miles [2,795.4 km] to the East Southeast

Curious and Interesting Names Near Czar ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Alliance   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the West of Czar   [Map]
Consort   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Coronation   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenshields   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Monitor   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Paradise Valley   -   44 miles [70.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Primate (SK)   -   44 miles [70.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Throne   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Veteran   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the South   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Czar. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Czar) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Czar. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Czar

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Czar. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4548, Longitude: -110.8253     [Map].

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Czar to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.663 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.215 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 319.588 degrees.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Czar.