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Britannia, Calgary

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Country  Canada
Quadrant  SW
Established  1956
Area  60 ha
Population  784 (2006)
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Ward  11
Annexed  1910
Elevation  1,075 m
Local time  Friday 10:41 AM
Mayor  Naheed Nenshi
Britannia, Calgary
Weather  4°C, Wind S at 18 km/h, 44% Humidity

Britannia is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is bounded by Elbow Drive to the east, 50 Avenue S to the south, Elbow River and Riverdale Park to the west and Britannia Drive to the north.


Map of Britannia, Calgary, AB, Canada

The area was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1910, and Britannia was established in 1956. Most of the development took place in the late 1950s. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 11 councillors.


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Britannia had a population of 7002803000000000000♠803 living in 7002309000000000000♠309 dwellings, a 7.6% increase from its 2011 population of 7002746000000000000♠746. With a land area of 0.5 km2 (0.19 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,610/km2 (4,200/sq mi) in 2012.

Residents in this community had a median household income of $120,387 in 2000, and there were 7.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 16.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 19.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 19.3% of the housing was used for renting.


Britannia, Calgary Wikipedia