Lake Louise, Alberta

Lake Louise, Alberta

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subdivision_type2 = Region
subdivision_name2 = Alberta's Rockies
subdivision_type3 = Census division
subdivision_name3 = No. 15
subdivision_type4 = Municipality
subdivision_name4 = Improvement District no. 9
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government_type = Unincorporated
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leader_name = Improvement District no. 9 Council
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latd= 51.43112
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postal_code = T0L 1E0
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website = [http://www.discoverlakelouise.com/ Lake Louise]
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Lake Louise is a hamlet located in the Canadian province of Alberta in Banff National Park. It is named for the nearby Lake Louise, which in turn was named after the Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848-1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria, and the wife of Sir John Campbell, who was the Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. The province of Alberta is also named for Princess Louise.

Geography

The hamlet is located in census division No. 15 and in the federal riding of Wild Rose. It is administered by the "Improvement District no. 9" [ [http://www.municipalaffairs.gov.ab.ca/cfml/profiles/data/0164_1.htm Improvement District No. 9 (Banff)] - Alberta Municipal Affairs] and is located beside the Trans-Canada Highway, km to mi|180|abbr=yes|wiki=yes west of Calgary. The background of Lake Louise is filled with views of several snow-capped mountains including Mount Temple (m to ft|3543|abbr=yes), Mount Whyte (m to ft|2983|abbr=yes) and Mount Niblock (m to ft|2976|abbr=yes).

Infrastructure

The village has a small shopping centre called "Samson Mall" which includes a park visitor centre, grocery store, bakery, sporting goods store, and fast-food establishments. The ski area Lake Louise Mountain Resort is also located here.

The community is located close to the intersection of Trans-Canada Highway, the Icefield Parkway and Alberta Highway 1A.

Demographics

As of 2006, the community had a total population of 1,041 living in 273 dwellings.Cite web | url= http://broadband.gc.ca/demographic_servlet/2315 | title= Lake Louise - Community demograhics|author=Industry Canada| authorlink=Industry Canada | year=2006 | accessdate= 2008-07-04] With a land area of km2 to mi2|0.9|abbr=yes|wiki=yes, it has a population density of Pop density km2 to mi2|15.0| spell=UK | abbr=yes.

ee also

*Hamlets of Alberta

Picture gallery

References

External links

* [http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/banff Parks Canada - Banff National Park]

Canadian City Geographic Location (8-way)
Northwest =
North = Jasper
Northeast =
West = Field, British Columbia
Centre = Lake Louise
East = Banff
Southwest =
South = Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia
Southeast =


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