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Municipal District of Provost No. 52
Municipal district
Pasture in the M.D. of Provost No. 52
Pasture in the M.D. of Provost No. 52
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 7
Established 1943
Incorporated 1943
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 3,628.39 km2 (1,400.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 2,205
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

The Municipal District (M.D.) of Provost No. 52 is a municipal district in east-central Alberta, Canada, on the Alberta/Saskatchewan border. Located in Census Division No. 7, its municipal office is located in the Town of Provost.

History

The municipal district was established in 1943 through the amalgamation of the Municipal District of Hillcrest No. 362 and the Municipal District of Sifton No. 391.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipal District of Provost No. 52 recorded a population of 2,205 living in 825 of its 930 total private dwellings, a -3.6% change from its 2011 population of 2,288. With a land area of 3,628.39 km2 (1,400.93 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Municipal District of Provost No. 52 had a population of 2,288 living in 838 of its 941 total dwellings, a -10.2% change from its 2006 population of 2,547. With a land area of 3,625.2 km2 (1,399.7 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2011.

In 2006, Provost No. 52 had a population of 2,547 living in 1,038 dwellings, a 3.5% decrease from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 3,625.20 km2 (1,399.70 sq mi) and a population density of 0.7/km2 (1.8/sq mi).

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 2,635 in 1,028 dwellings, a 2.6% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 3,622.49 km² it had a density of 0.7 inhabitants/km².

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