Why is Alberta named Alberta?

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The district of Alberta was created in 1882, and enlarged to become a province of Canada on September 1, 1905. The name was suggested by the Marquess of Lorne, Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883, in honour of his wife, H.R.H. Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria.

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Where is Alberta?

Alberta is in western Canada, and covers an area of 661,190 km² (255,287 mi²). To the south, it borders the U.S. state of Montana on the 49th Paralell To the east at a l

Alberta get its name?

Alberta is named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848-1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria.

What does Alberta not have?

deserts . pyramids . A Hollywood sign . the world's largest tub of guacamole. . a black hole . a "q" in it's name . whales. . iguanas. casinos

What is Alberta?

Alberta is one of Canada's three Prairie Provinces. It stretches form British Columbia and the towering, snow-clad Rocky Mountains in the west to the province of Saskatchewan

What can you do in Alberta?

The opportunities for recreation in Alberta are nearly unlimited. You can play or do any sport imaginable. You can fish, hunt, camp. Shopping and Gambling See a play, attend t

How did La Glace Alberta get its name?

In 1900, Charles La Glace was one of the signatories of Treaty 8, opening a large tract of the Peace River country for homesteading. La Glace was named in his honour.
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What was Alberta about to be named?

Before Alberta got named, people were about to name it Buffalo, since there were so many buffalos back then. I learned this in Gr. 3. But then they named it after a person. I