Located in an area dominated by foothills and prairie, Calgary is situated within Alberta at the confluence of the Elbow River and the Bow River, east of the Canadian Rockies mountain chain. Home to a varied population of over 1 million residents as of the 2011 census, it is the largest city in Alberta and the third largest in the country. Over 30% of the population belongs to a visible minority making this city one of the most diverse in the country.
Calgary is a well-known tourist destination for its many festivals throughout the year, including the famous Calgary Stampede. It also gained fame as the first Canadian city to host the Olympic Winter Games in 1988. The southernmost anchor of the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor, Calgary enjoys a successful tourism industry thanks to its many attractions and nearby resort towns including Banff, Lake Louise, and Canmore. Many other industries find success in Calgary, including light manufacturing, film, e-commerce, and transportation.
Named for its counterpart on the Isle of Mull in Scotland, Calgary is located within the Parkland Natural Region Foothills, a transitional zone between the Canadian Prairies and the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.
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