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Lethbridge /ˈlɛθbrɪdʒ/ is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada, and the largest city in southern Alberta. It is Alberta's fourth-largest city by population after Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer, and the third-largest by area after Calgary and Edmonton. The nearby Canadian Rockies contribute to the city's warm summers, mild winters, and windy climate. Lethbridge lies southeast of Calgary on the Oldman River. Lethbridge is known for its warm chinook winds and its iconic landmark - the High Level Train Bridge. Lethbridge is home to over 130 parks and natural areas providing great walking, running, cycling and hiking opportunities through the city’s vast river valley. In 2016, Expedia named Lethbridge one of six must-stop locations on an Alberta road trip. In June, 2016 Alberta Venture Magazine ranked Lethbridge number two behind Edmonton as the best community in Alberta to do business crediting the agricultural sector, post-secondary institutions and thriving network of entrepreneurs and technology as the key factors to the city’s success. When Canadian Business magazine and announced Canada's Best Places for Business 2016, Lethbridge was ranked number four overall and also received the number two ranking as the most business friendly community. Lethbridge is the commercial, financial, transportation and industrial centre of southern Alberta. The city's economy developed from drift mining for coal in the late 19th century and agriculture in the early 20th century. The only university in Alberta south of Calgary is in Lethbridge, and two of the three colleges in southern Alberta have campuses in the city. Cultural venues in the city include performing art theatres, museums and sports centres.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Lethbridge, Canada. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. When planning a trip to Lethbridge, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Crowsnest Pass. Crowsnest Pass is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Lethbridge*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lethbridge

    Know the pollution level of Lethbridge before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.17 (Low)
  • Lethbridge: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lethbridge for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lethbridge.

    • Burglary and Theft 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 57.95 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.36 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.5 (High)
    • Attacks 46.59 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 79.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 61.36 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.23 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 51.14 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 67.05 (High)
  • Living in Lethbridge - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 44.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 35.38 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 60.2 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.1 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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