Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

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City of Prince Albert
Downtown Prince Albert
Downtown Prince Albert
Coordinates: Coordinates: 53°12′N 105°45′W / 53.200°N 105.750°W / 53.200; -105.750
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Census divisionNo. 15
Government
 • MayorGreg Dionne
 • Governing BodyPrince Albert City Council
 • MPsRandy Hoback (CON) - Prince Albert
 • MLAsDarryl Hickie (SKP) - Prince Albert Carlton
Victoria Jurgens (SKP) - Prince Albert Northcote
Area
 • Total65.68 km2 (25.36 sq mi)
Elevation
440 m (1,440 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total35,129
 • Density512/km2 (1,330/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Prince Albertan
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
WebsiteCity of Prince Albert Website

Prince Albert is the third largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

The population of Prince Albert was 35,129 in 2011[1] The mayor of Prince Albert is Greg Dionne. It is nicknamed the "Gateway to the North" because it is the last major centre along the route to the resources of northern Saskatchewan. It is named after Albert, Prince Consort, husband of Queen Victoria[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census – Census agglomeration of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-12-8. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Prince Albert: The First Century 1866-1966" (PDF). City of Prince Albert. Retrieved 2012-12-8. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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