Zama City

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Zama City
Zama City is located in Alberta
Zama City
Location of Zama City in Alberta
Coordinates: 59°09′06″N 118°42′21″W / 59.15176°N 118.70590°W / 59.15176; -118.70590Coordinates: 59°09′06″N 118°42′21″W / 59.15176°N 118.70590°W / 59.15176; -118.70590
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 17
Specialized municipality Mackenzie County
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Reeve Bill Neufeld
 • Governing body
 • Total 19.34 km2 (7.47 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 93
 • Density 4.8/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 74
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Zama City is a hamlet in northwestern Alberta, Canada within Mackenzie County.[2]

It is located north of Zama Lake along Zama Road, which branches off the Mackenzie Highway (Highway 35) approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of High Level.

The hamlet is located in census division No. 17 and in the federal riding of Peace River.


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Zama City had a population of 93 living in 36 of its 74 total dwellings, a -58.7% change from its 2006 population of 225. With a land area of 19.34 km2 (7.47 sq mi), it had a population density of 4.809/km2 (12.45/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

As of 2006, Zama City had a total population of 225 living in 83 dwellings. With a land area of 19.34 km2 (7.47 sq mi), it has a population density of 11.6/km2 (30/sq mi).[3]


It is based mainly around the oil and gas industry. A major oil pipeline connects Zama City with Norman Wells in the Northwest Territories.


Two airstrips serve the community, Zama Airport (CEX5) and Zama Lake Airport (CFT9).

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