Place:Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada

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NameFort Saskatchewan
TypeCommunity
Coordinates53.7°N 113.2°W
Located inAlberta, Canada
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Fort Saskatchewan is a city in Alberta, Canada, located northeast of Edmonton, Alberta's capital city, along the North Saskatchewan River. Fort Saskatchewan is part of the Edmonton census metropolitan area and is one of 24 municipalities that comprise the Capital Region Board (CRB). The city's population in its 2013 municipal census was 21,795.[1]

Fort Saskatchewan is bordered by Strathcona County to the south and east, Sturgeon County to the north and west, and the City of Edmonton to the southwest. Sturgeon County and Edmonton are both located across the North Saskatchewan River.

The city is most well known for its proximity to petrochemical facilities, including Dow Chemical, Sherritt International, Agrium and Shell Canada. It is also known for its flock of 50 sheep that roam its downtown park throughout the summer months eating the grass. The city mascot is a sheep named Auggie.

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