Legal, Alberta facts for kids
|Town of Legal|
|Region||Edmonton Capital Region|
|Municipal district||Sturgeon County|
|• Village||February 20, 1914|
|• Town||January 1, 1998|
|• Land||3.18 km2 (1.23 sq mi)|
|Elevation||705 m (2,313 ft)|
|• Density||423.4/km2 (1,097/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC−7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC−6)|
Legal was established in 1894 as a Francophone community. The town, the French Mural Capital of Canada, is known for its 28 murals.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Legal recorded a population of 1,345 living in 448 of its 465 total private dwellings, a 9.8% change from its 2011 population of 1,225. With a land area of 3.18 km2 (1.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 423.0/km2 (1,096/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, the Town of Legal had a population of 1,225 living in 439 of its 464 total dwellings, a 2.8% change from its 2006 population of 1,192. With a land area of 3.22 km2 (1.24 sq mi), it had a population density of 380.4/km2 (985/sq mi) in 2011. Of Legal's 1,215 residents, 220 (18%) considered French to be their mother tongue, compared to 2% of Albertans overall.
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