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Village of Czar
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 7
Municipal district Municipal District of Provost No. 52
 • Village November 12, 1917
 • Land 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
685 m (2,247 ft)
 • Total 202
 • Density 180.1/km2 (466/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s) +1-780, +1-587
Highways Highway 41
Highway 13
Waterway Scorncliffe Lake

Czar is a village in central Alberta. It is located 70 kilometres (43 mi) west of the Saskatchewan border, at the intersection of Highway 13, Buffalo Trail and the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks.

Czar originally was built up chiefly by Russians.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Czar recorded a population of 202 living in 85 of its 87 total private dwellings, a 21% change from its 2011 population of 167. With a land area of 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 180.4/km2 (467/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Czar had a population of 167 living in 76 of its 92 total dwellings, a -4.6% change from its 2006 population of 175. With a land area of 1.18 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 141.5/km2 (366/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, Czar had a population of 175 living in 88 dwellings, a 14.6% decrease from 2001. The Village has a land area of 1.18 km2 (0.46 sq mi) and a population density of 148.3/km2 (384/sq mi).

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