Calgary - Canada team
Created on January 21, 2022
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Calgary international Airport
It was created in 1972. He is one of the most largest and busiest in Canada.
Here is the first oil field discovered in 1914. It's far only few kilometers from Calgary.
After the economic development through agriculture, it was oil that really allowed the development of the city.
The agriculture was in the centre of the city in 1900's. The town is even nicknamed "Cow town". There are still a lot of cows thanks to the cattle breeding at the foot of the mountain near the town.
The boom in the cattle industry took place mainly between 1885 and 1894.
Calgary Census Metropolitan Area
Population in 2016 : 1 392 609
The population increased by 12.1% between 2006 and 2011. Then, by 14.6% between 2011 and 2016.
Surface area : 825,56km²
Calgary is the faster growing city in Canada. The Calgary inhabitants represent 4% of Canadian population.
It's an Alberta province located in the south of Canada.
This stadium was created in 1988 to welcome Winter Olympic games. Today, in Calgary there is a lot of strong cultural activities.
Bow river activities
All along the river there is a lot of natural parks and beaches have been created to entertain the population.
Calgary Airdrie Airport
The second small airport of Calgary.
Many economies and activities have developed along the Bow River (museum, zoo,...).
This had an impact on the urban development of the city.
1911 : beginning of urban planning
1934 : beginning of the zoning of the city