Red Deer is the third largest city in the Canadian province of Alberta, behind Calgary and Edmonton. It is located between Calgary and Edmonton, next to Alberta Highway 2 and the Red Deer River, a tributary of the South Saskatchewan River. His name translates as Red Deer.
The city is located in aspen parkland, a region of rolling hills that is home to oil, grain, and cattle production. It is a centre for oil and agriculture distribution, and the surrounding region is a major centre for petrochemical production. Red Deer had a population of 100,418 as of the Canada 2016 census making Red Deer Alberta's third city to surpass a population count of 100,000 people.
Red Deer has a humid continental climate with somewhat of a semi-arid influence. The highest temperature ever recorded in Red Deer was 37.2 °C (99 °F) on 8 July 1906, 2 July 1924, and 28 & 29 June 1937. The coldest recorded temperature was −50.6 °C (−59 °F) on 17 December 1924. The city lies in the 3b plant hardiness zone.
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