Municipal District of Peace No. 135

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Municipal District of Peace No. 135
Municipal district
Municipal District of Peace No. 135 is located in Alberta
Municipal District of Peace No. 135
Location of Peace No. 135 in Alberta
Coordinates: 56°08′51″N 117°44′2″W / 56.14750°N 117.73389°W / 56.14750; -117.73389Coordinates: 56°08′51″N 117°44′2″W / 56.14750°N 117.73389°W / 56.14750; -117.73389
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 19
Established 1916
Incorporated 1945
Government
 • Reeve Veronica Bliska
 • Governing body M.D. of Peace Council
 • Office location adjacent to Berwyn
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 850.88 km2 (328.53 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1][2]
 • Total 1,446
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website mdpeace.com

The Municipal District of Peace No. 135 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 19, its municipal office is located outside but adjacent to the Village of Berwyn.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that the Municipal District of Peace No. 135 had a population of 1,344 living in 503 of its 539 total dwellings, a -9.6% change from its 2006 population of 1,487.[1] Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2011 census results to a population of 1,446 living in 540 of its 578 total dwellings, a -2.8% change from 2006.[2] With a land area of 850.88 km2 (328.53 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi) in 2011.[1][2]

In 2006, Peace No. 135 had a population of 1,487 living in 547 dwellings, a -0.6% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 851.92 km2 (328.93 sq mi) and a population density of 1.7 /km2 (4.4 /sq mi).[3]

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 1,496 in 559 dwellings, a 4.2% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 857.20 km² it had a density of 1.7 inhabitants/km².[4]

Communities and localities[edit]

Attractions[edit]

Economy[edit]

Grain fields in the Peace Country.

Agriculture is a significant part of the area's economy, with the region being dubbed as most northern agricultural industry oasis in the world.[7] The region has unique growing combination of a northern climate, fertile soils, and a watershed system fed by glacial run offs.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. March 21, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Peace No. 135 - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  4. ^ M.D. of Peace community profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  5. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  6. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4819071 - Peace No. 135, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  7. ^ "Defnining Quality of Peace Country Agriculture". Branding the Peace Country Association. Apr 2009. 

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