West Edmonton Mall
Date: Wednesday, January 08 2003
Topic: International News
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Fame: World's largest shopping and entertainment complex.
Total Area: 49 hectares (121 acres), equivalent to 104 Canadian (115 American) football fields, or 5,300,000 ft^2.
Total Construction Cost: CDN$1,200,000,000.00.
Parking: Over 20,000 vehicles, World's largest.
Annual Visitors: 20,000,000.
Light Fixtures: 325,000.
Stores: Over 800.
Employment Opportunities: 23,500.
Indoor Lake: World's largest.
Indoor Wave Pool: 2 hectares (5 acres), World's largest.
Indoor Amusement Park: 37,160 m^2 (400,000 ft^2), World's Largest.
Bungy Jumping: World's only indoor location (inside the water park).
Hotel: 354 rooms, 118 of which are "themed".
Movie Theatres: 19.
Visit the W.E.M. site too find out more.