How many people live in Greater Edmonton?
More than a million people live here and enjoy Edmonton’s great amenities. The city covers an area of 9,417.88 square kilometres, which gives Edmontonians lots of space to enjoy life.
To give you an idea of how we compare to some other cities in the world, here are some numbers. (These are taken from the most recent statistics availabel to us.)
- The population density in Edmonton is 109.9 people per square kilometre (Statistics Canada 2006 Census);
- The population density in Shanghai is 2,978 people per square kilometre (Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau numbers in 2008); and
- The population density in Boston is 4,697 people per square kilometre (United States 2000 Census).
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