Edmonton is the Capital City, of the Province of Alberta and is North America’s largest, northern city with a metropolitan population over 1 million. To put the northern location of the city into perspective; Edmonton is at 53.5° north and Moscow is 55.7° north.


Edmonton offers ample opportunities for enjoying year-round outdoors recreation and adventure tourism activities in central and northern Alberta. According to tourism statistics, in the last decade (by Alberta Economic Development), Edmonton is the number one destination in overall person-visits to Alberta and the number one destination in person-visits from other provinces. Edmonton is also Alberta’s number one metropolitan destination for U.S. visitations and revenues.

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