Alberta has Rural, Regional & Urban Communities

There are many different types of communities and municipalities in Alberta including cities, towns, villages, summer villages, municipal districts and hamlets. Learn more about the types of Municipalities in Alberta.

There is significant commitment in Alberta to the sustainability and growth of rural communities. The Government of Alberta continues to resource numerous initiatives to support rural Alberta.



• Lies at the crossroads of Highway 14 and 36, providing quick and easy access from important points is Alberta and Saskatchewan.

• Has a population of 1085 (2006 Canada Cenus)

• Offers a range of recreational, historical, and cultural activities.

On the verge of the millennium, more than one hundred years later, Viking stands as a model family-oriented centre with strong agricultural roots and a vibrant business spirit. The founders of Viking and those who followed envisioned a community where families could work, learn, worship and play in a safe, nurturing environment. Today's town leaders celebrate that vision by ensuring that the citizens of Viking have access to the best educators, cultural facilities and recreational amenities. The residents of Viking invite you to explore.

Source: Town of Viking Website - To learn more, please visit