Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta, Canada. It is the second-largest city in Alberta, after Calgary, and the fifth-largest city in Canada. Edmonton is located in the central part of Alberta, on the North Saskatchewan River. The city has a population of over 1 million people. Edmonton is known for its many parks and green spaces. The city has over 3,800 hectares of parks, more than any other city in Canada. In addition to its many parks and cultural attractions, Edmonton is also home to a number of professional sports teams, including the Edmonton Oilers (National Hockey League), the Edmonton Eskimos (Canadian Football League), and the Edmonton Oil Kings (Western Hockey League).