Calgary offers all the energy of a large metropolitan city with the warm and welcoming spirit of a connected community.
Calgary was ranked the most livable city in North America and the 5th most livable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (2009-2019). A city with diverse communities and endless opportunities, Calgary is a city that may surprise you. Here are a few things you should know:
Calgarians enjoy more days of sunshine than any other major Canadian city - 333 days per year in fact!
Calgary is home to more than 1.4 million people
Our citizens are young: the median age of Calgarians is only 37.2 years
Calgary is the third most diverse major city in Canada with more than 120 languages spoken in the city
Calgary is 848 square kilometres in size, or 327 square miles
Calgarians are community-minded;Albertans hold the 2nd highest national volunteer rate at 55 per cent