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|Incorporated||November 7, 1884|
|• Mayor||Naheed Nenshi|
|• Governing body||Calgary City Council|
|• Manager||Owen A. Tobert|
|• City||825.29 km2 (318.65 sq mi)|
|• Urban||704.51 km2 (272.01 sq mi)|
|• Metro||5,107.55 km2 (1,972.04 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,048 m (3,438 ft)|
|• Density||1,329.0/km2 (3,442/sq mi)|
|• Urban density||1,554.8/km2 (4,027/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||237.9/km2 (616/sq mi)|
Around Calgary there are a lot of farms where cows are raised.
Calgary has cold winters. The summers are usually warm. There is not a lot of rainfall in the city. Sometimes a wind called a Chinook blows through Calgary. This wind can make some days in winter feel warmer.
Calgary has a famous event called a rodeo every year. This rodeo is called the Calgary Stampede. The Calgary Stampede is the largest rodeo in the world. At the Stampede, cowboys can win a lot of money. Cowboys also race with chuckwagons at the Stampede. Chuckwagons are carts with four wheels pulled by horses. In 1988, the Winter Olympics were held in Calgary.
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