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The Province of
Alberta (AB)


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The capital of Alberta is Edmonton.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Alberta: AB

Typical abbreviation for Alberta: Alta. (in French: Alb.)

The pronunciation of Alberta:

When the people of Alberta refer to themselves: 1:

Time Zone: The province of Alberta is in the Mountain Time (MST/MDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.

Canada has two official languages: English and French. English is the most common language spoken in Alberta, where approximately 92% of the residents speak only English (ie- Anglophones).

Nicknames for Alberta: "The Princess Province"; "The Energy Province"; "The Sunshine Province"

Provincial Motto: "Fortis Et Liber" (Strong and free)

Provincial Bird: Great Horned Owl (bubo virginianus)

Provincial Tree: Lodgepool Pine (pinus contorta)

Provincial Flower: Wild Rose (rosa acicluaris)

Confederation: Alberta joined the Confederation on Sep 1, 1905.

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