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|Municipal district||Municipal District of Provost No. 52|
|• Land||0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−07:00 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (MDT)|
|Area code(s)||403, 587, 825|
Bodo is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Provost No. 52. It is located approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) south of Highway 13 and 25 km (16 mi) southeast of Provost. The community was named after Bodø, Norway.
Bodo is known for its archaeological site, which is one of the largest and most well-preserved pre-contact archeological areas in Western Canada. The area is run by the Bodo Archeological Society, a non-profit organization committed to the protection and preservation of the site.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Bodo recorded a population of 20 living in 13 of its 15 total private dwellings, a change of 11.1% from its 2011 population of 18. With a land area of 0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it had a population density of 55.6/km2 (144/sq mi) in 2016.
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