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Typical Abbreviation: Ft. Chipewyan

Time Zone: Fort Chipewyan 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: (587)<1>, (780)

Postal Forward Sortation Area (FSA): T0P<2>

Elevation: 680 feet [207.26 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Fort Chipewyan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.7174, Longitude: -111.1490     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   58° 43' 2"
Lon:   -111° 8' 56"

About Alberta

Population

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Fort Chipewyan.

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<2>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Fort Chipewyan). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Fort Chipewyan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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

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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Fort Chipewyan, 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 Fort Chipewyan.