Place:Vegreville, Alberta, Canada

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NameVegreville
TypeCommunity
Coordinates53.5°N 112.033°W
Located inAlberta, Canada
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Vegreville is a town in central Alberta, Canada located on Highway 16A approximately east of Edmonton, Alberta's capital city. It was incorporated as a town in 1906 and that year also saw the founding of the Vegreville Observer a weekly newspaper for the region.

A large percentage of Vegreville's population is of Ukrainian Canadian descent and it is home to the world's largest pysanka (Ukrainian Easter egg).

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