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More about Calgary.

This first Calgary map gives you an overview if you're traveling to a new place for exploration and adventure.  Just in case that new place is Calgary.

Calgary Region

It is always better to have a reasonable amount of information about the place you choose. That will help you to figure out where you are and where you want to go.

Somehow, it can even increase the fun you can have at your destination. Probably by increasing travel efficiency and extending the time, somewhat, that you spend there.

So, if you are heading this way, use a Calgary map to see a few simple facts about it. That way you may be able to visit places which you may not have even known about otherwise.

As Calgary is situated in the feet of the Rocky Mountains, we have our own topographic profile. It is relatively hilly. Calgary's elevation averages around 1048 meters (3440 feet) above sea level at downtown and to approximately 1083 meters (3556 feet) at the Calgary International Airport. And much higher at the top of Nose Hill, on the northern part of the map below.

The areal coverage of city area is 721 km, larger than both Toronto and New York city. In fact the next increase in size may have occurred by the time you read this.

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A more detailed Calgary map

Two main rivers run through the city. The Bow River, which flows from west to south, Bow is the larger river. The second one is Elbow River which flows from the south northeastward from the Glenmore Reservoir and meets the Bow near downtown. See them on this Calgary map.

Calgary Map

This city map is used as a base map on the web pages that follow:

  1. Swimming and wave pool locations
  2. Gambling Casinos in Calgary
  3. Places to go bowling for fun
  4. Boxing and wrestling
  5. Learn to sing. Find Vocal instructors.
  6. HMV music stores in town.
  7. Music World stores that were in town when the company was operating.
  8. Sports arenas and complexes.
  9. Local comedy entertainment spots.
  10. World Health Club gyms and fitness facilities.
  11. YMCA facilities just for the health of it.
  12. Movie theatre locations.
  13. Live theatres to see a good play.
  14. Venues to see live music around here.
  15. Calgary high schools for the kids.
  16. Places to hear Celtic music
  17. Find the SoundsAround electronic stores. In case you missed the big sale at the Stampede Grounds.
  18. Find music instruments and CD's at various music stores around Calgary. Such as Guitar Works.
  19. Lots of places to rent a car in Calgary if you need one.
  20. Find out where to take some decent dancing lessons in this town.
  21. Do you really like wine? These specialty shops should be helpful.
  22. For a really good massage, try one of the Thai massage therapy around the city.
  23. Some people rave about this restaurant. The Metropolitan Grill and its three Calgary locations.

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