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Typical Abbreviation: High Pr.

Time Zone: High Prairie 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)

Elevation: 1,990 feet [606.55 m] above sea level<2>

Population

2006:<3>     2,785 (1.75% increase since 2001)  
2001:     2,737
 
(For more detail, see our Census Page for High Prairie)

Official Website: www.highprairie.ca/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within High Prairie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.4333, Longitude: -116.4833     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   55° 25' 59"
Lon:   -116° 28' 59"

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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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The official website for High Prairie: www.highprairie.ca/

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around High Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for High Prairie 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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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of High Prairie, 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 High Prairie.