Monday, October 18, 2010

Edmonton Location - City Essentials and Holidays

Edmonton is situated in the central region of Alberta, just around 300 kilometers north of Calgary. It has a range of accommodation for tourists as well as other facilities like car rentals, convention centers, restaurants, casinos, clothing stores and much more.

Come visit Edmonton, Canada’s second largest provincial capital after Toronto, where there’s something for everyone! Plan your trip today!

Edmonton Essentials

Here are a few things like Edmonton time zone, area code and postal code, which you’d like to keep in mind while you’re in Edmonton:
  • Time zone: Mountain
  • System of measure: Metric
  • Edmonton area code: 780
  • Edmonton postal code: T5A T6Z
  • Edmonton altitude: 668 m

Edmonton Holidays:

There are seven official Edmonton holidays in a year. They are:

  • New Years Day: January 1st
  • Family Day: The second Monday in February.
  • Good Friday: The Friday before Easter.
  • Victoria Day: The Monday before May 25th.
  • Canada Day: July 1st
  • Labour Day: First Monday in September.
  • Christmas Day: December 25th


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