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Australia

// Halifax Bay, Queensland Halifax Bay is situated between the coast of Townsville and the Coral Sea. ...

Canada

Motto: {{Unhide = {{{}}}}} E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Logo: Location City Information Established: April 1, 1996 Area: urban area 79. ... Halifax skyline at night Halifax neighbourhoods and boundaries of former city in relation to Halifax Regional Municipality Halifax, founded in 1749, is a community and former city in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... Halifax County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ... Halifax in relation to the other Nova Scotia ridings Halifax is a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1867. ... Halifax International Airport (also known as HIA) is an airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, and serves Halifax Regional Municipality and central Nova Scotia as well as nearby areas of the Maritime provinces. ...

Namibia

  • Halifax Island

United Kingdom

This article is about the English town - see Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia for the city in Canada, and Halifax for everywhere else Halifax is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale in West Yorkshire, northern England, with a population of about 90,000. ... Halifax is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Halifax logo The Halifax is a commercial bank in the United Kingdom, part of the HBOS Group. ... Halifax College, York Halifax College is a college of the University of York, a campus university in Yorkshire. ... This article is about the British university. ... Halifax RLFC are a Rugby League club formed in 1873 in the Yorkshire town of Halifax. ... Halifax Town Association Football Club are an English football team currently playing in the Conference National. ...

United States

  Halifax is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Halifax is a town located in Halifax County, North Carolina. ... Halifax is a borough located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. ... Halifax, Vermont Halifax is a town located in Windham County, Vermont. ... Halifax is a town located in Halifax County, Virginia. ... Halifax County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1752 Seat Halifax Area  - Total  - Water 2,149 km² (830 mi²) 27 km² (10 mi²) 1. ...

Weaponry

The Handley Page Halifax was one of the front-line, four-engine heavy bombers of the Royal Air Force during World War II. A contemporary of the famous Avro Lancaster, the Halifax remained in service until the end of the war, performing a variety of duties in addition to bombing. ... The Halifax-Class Multi-Role Patrol Frigate (hull designation FFH) is a class of Canadian Navy frigates launched between 1992 and 1996 to replace the aging Restigouche-class fleet of Destroyer Escorts (DDEs). ... HMCS Halifax is the lead ship of the Halifax-class line of frigates, the culmination of the Canadian Patrol Frigate project which began in 1977. ...

Events

1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... It has been suggested that Imo (ship) be merged into this article or section. ...

Music

Halifax is a five-piece emo/pop punk-influenced rock band from Thousand Oaks, California. ... The Halifax Three was a folk music band in Canada in the 1960s, focusing primarily on acapella music. ...

People

The title of Earl of Halifax has been created several times in British history. ... Cover of Time Magazine April 12, 1926 Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, known as Lord Irwin from 1926 until 1934, (1881-1959) was a British Conservative politician. ...

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Historic Halifax (895 words)
The town of Halifax was founded on the south bank of the Roanoke River in 1760 and quickly became a focal point for the entire valley.
Halifax was a river port, county seat, crossroads, and social center.
Halifax remained prosperous until the late 1830s, when its political power was diminished and when the new railroad bypassed the town.
Titanic ~ The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax, Nova Scotia (318 words)
Halifax is where the maiden voyage of Titanic really ended, with the most lasting legacy from the sinking located here.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, located on the eastern coast of Canada, has one of the most moving and intimate connections with the Titanic disaster, playing a key role during the tragedy's aftermath and becoming the final resting place of many of her unclaimed victims.
Titanic artifacts at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic are a touching reminder of the ship's lost luxury, her violent end and the special role our port played as the enormity of the disaster unfolded.
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