Calgary is a city in the Canadian Province of Alberta, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Canadian Rockies. It is located in an area characterized with North American prairies and it borders the Bow River. With a population of 1.2 million people, it is the fifth largest municipality in Canada.
Calgary rated as 4th most livable city in the world. It has the highest GDP per Capita in Canada and is ranked among the top cities in quality of life. Calgary has been ranked as the fourth most livable city in the world by the annual Economist Intelligence Unit’s livability index, which measured 140 cities worldwide.