Town in Montana changes its name to Banff Alberta Canada

According to Mr. Landers, Banff Alberta Canada, Montana is not near the mountains but it does have a great local theatre company for tourists to enjoy. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

According to Mr. Landers, Banff Alberta Canada, Montana is not near the mountains but it does have a great local theatre company for tourists to enjoy. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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When you think of Banff, Alberta, Canada one word comes to mind: Majestic. This is exactly why the town of Kirby, Montana has decided to officially change its name to Banff Alberta Canada, Montana.

Spokesperson for the town, Kemp Landers said, "We want to attract more tourists and this was the easiest way of doing that."

When asked if he thought the change in name would be confusing for travelers, Mr. Landers responded by saying: "That's the point. If people come here thinking this is Banff, Alberta, Canada, it's a win for us!"

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