ok We use cookies on our website to allow you the best possible service. More information can be found here.
Your location:



About Calgary

1,239,220 in city
1,230,248 in metro
726 km² (280 mi²)
1049 m
Framed by the Canadian Rockies to the west Calgary has been compared to Denver, for all the right reasons. Canada's energy capital is home to the second largest concentration of corporate head offices in the country. While Calgary's economy has been primarily shaped by the resource sector, its aggressive diversification efforts have resulted in the growth and development of the technology, tourism, manufacturing and service sectors. Due to its central location, Calgary is a major distribution hub. The city reached 1 million population on July 24, 2006 - the third city in Canada to do so. Calgarians are well known for their warm hospitality and western spirit even after years of rapid growth. One of the sunniest cities in North America its citizens value their environment, wide open space, bike paths, river walks and proximity to the mountains. And with the city only reaching the million people mark as recently as 2006, its powerful high-rise skyline belies its size and states clearly this is a dynamic, progressive, optimistic and entrepreneurial city.

Metro Cities

Airdrie, Calgary

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
809 All Buildings
under construction

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Brookfield Place - East Tower 810 ft 2017
2 The Bow 779 ft 2012
3 Telus Sky 729 ft 2020
4 Suncor Energy Centre - West Tower 706 ft 1983
5 Eighth Avenue Place - East Tower 697 ft 2011

Other buildings

No. Type
17 Famous buildings
106 Buildings with construction images