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Encyclopedia > St. John's, Newfoundland
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St John's on the Avalon peninsula

The Canada is an independent sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. Bordering the United States, its territorial claims extend north into the Arctic Ocean as far as the North Pole. Canada is a federation of ten provinces... Canadian city of St. John's population 99,182 (metropolitan population 175,000), is the Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. The major difference between a Canadian province and a Canadian territory is that a province is a creation of the Constitution Act, while a territory is created by federal law. Thus, the federal government has more direct control over the territories, while... provincial capital and largest city of Motto: Quaerite Primum Regnum Dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital St. Johns Largest city St. Johns Lieutenant Governor Edward Roberts Premier Danny Williams (PC) Area 405,212 km² (10th)  - Land 373,872 km²  - Water 31,340 km² (7... Newfoundland and Labrador.

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History

  • St. John's is the oldest European settlement in North America, founded on the feast of St. John The Baptist, June 24, 1497.
  • The Italian navigator Giovanni Caboto (c. 1450 - 1499), known as John Cabot in English, was an Italian navigator and explorer who is popularly credited as the modern discoverer of Canada, or at least the region that would become that nation. He was born Giovanni Caboto, but later made England his base of operations... John Cabot, who sailed under English flag, was the first European since the Vinland (pronounced Winland) was the name given to part of North America by the Icelandic Norseman Leifur Eiríksson, about year 1000. Later archeological evidence of Norse settlement in North America was found in LAnse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada. Whether this was the Vinland of the Norse accounts... Vikings verifiably known to have reached America. The 500th anniversary of his landing in what he named New Founde Lande was celebrated in 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Reef. Events January January 3 - NBCs Today Show Bryant Gumbel signs off for the last time January 8 - Mister Rogers receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame... 1997. St. John's became the oldest British colonization of the Americas began in the late 16th century. Colonies were established in North, Central and South America and in the Caribbean, and a protectorate was established in Hawaii. The British were one of the most important colonizers of the Americas and their American Empire came to rival... British colony in North America as, on August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. Events 642 - Battle of Maserfeld - Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Bernicia 1100 - Henry I crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey 1305 - William Wallace, who led... August 5, Events August 5 - Sir Humphrey Gilbert establishes first English colony in North America, at what is now St Johns, Newfoundland. Toyotomi Hideyoshi commences construction of Osaka Castle in Japan. King James VI of Scotland signs a charter creating the Tounis College - what is now the Indias independence against... 1583, Sir Sir Humphrey Gilbert (1539 - 1583) was Sir Walter Raleighs half brother. In 1566 he presented A Discourcs of a Discoveries for a new Passage to Cataia to Queen Elizabeth I of England, to gain royal patronage for voyages of exploration to China (Cataia) by sailing in a Northwest direction... Humphrey Gilbert took possession of the region for Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK... England. The settlement changed hands several times between The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... France and Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK... England, until becoming permanently British in Events Neolin begins to preach. January 4 - Britain declares war on Spain & Naples July 17 - Catherine II becomes empress of Russia upon the murder of Peter III of Russia. Empress Go-Sakuramachi ascends to the throne of Japan British East India Company seizes the port city of Manila, Philippines... 1762 and serving as a naval base during both the The American Revolutionary War ( 1775– 1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within thirteen of her North American colonies. The war, which eventually widened far beyond British North America, resulted in the overthrow of British rule in... American Revolutionary War and the The North American War of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is one of several wars associated with that year. It is more normally known in British texts as the British-American War to distinguish it from the continuing British war with... War of 1812.
  • Many of the St. John's earliest settlers came from the Southeast of A true colour image of Ireland, captured by a NASA satellite on January 4, 2003. Scotland, the Isle of Man and Wales are visible to the east. Ireland is located west of the European landmass, which is part of the continent of Eurasia. Ireland (Éire in Irish) is the... Ireland, primarily This article is about the city in Ireland. For other uses of the name, see Waterford, disambiguation. Waterford (Irish: Port Lairge) is, historically, the capital of County Waterford in Ireland, though today the city is administered separately from the county, the latter having its seat in Dungarvan. Founded by the... Waterford, Wexford (Irish: Loch Garman) is the county town of County Wexford in the Republic of Ireland. It is situated near the south-eastern tip of Ireland, close to Rosslare Europort. The town is connected to the capital Dublin via the N11 National Primary Route (European route E1), and the national... Wexford and Kilkenny (Irish: Cill Chainnigh) is the county seat of County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, the population of Kilkenny (including environs) is 20,735. Located on the River Nore, it is the only city in Ireland which is not a county borough, and the only city which is not tidal in... Kilkenny. This would explain the similarity between accents from that part of A true colour image of Ireland, captured by a NASA satellite on January 4, 2003. Scotland, the Isle of Man and Wales are visible to the east. Ireland is located west of the European landmass, which is part of the continent of Eurasia. Ireland (Éire in Irish) is the... Ireland and This is about the island in Canada. For the Canadian province formerly and still colloquially known as Newfoundland, see Newfoundland and Labrador. For other meanings of Newfoundland, see Newfoundland (disambiguation). Newfoundland is a large island off the north-east coast of North America, and the most populous part of the... Newfoundland.
  • The worst disaster to befall St. John's was on July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. Events 390 BC - Battle of the Allia: A Roman army is defeated by raiding Gauls, leading to the subsequent sacking of Rome. AD 64 - Great fire of Rome: A... July 18, 1892 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). Events January-June January 1 - Ellis Island begins accepting immigrants to the United States. January 14 - Death of Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, second in line heir to the throne of the United Kingdom of Great Britain... 1892 and is commonly called The Great Fire in St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador on July 8, 1892, is remembered as the worst disaster ever to befall that city. The following brief essay on the conflagration is taken extensively from a booklet written by W. J. Kent in 1892 and an except from another... The Great Fire of 1892.
  • It was at St. John's that Guglielmo Marconi (April 25, 1874 – July 20, 1937) was an Italian electrical engineer and Nobel laureate, known for the development of a practical wireless telegraphy system commonly known as the radio. Marconi was President of the Accademia dItalia, a member of the Fascist Grand Council, and a loyal... Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless message, and it was from there that the first nonstop transatlantic flight was made in 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). Events January January 1 - Iolaire sinking disaster January 1 - Edsel Ford succeeds his father as head of the Ford Motor Company January 5 - Spartacist uprising - Socialist demonstrations in Berlin turn into attempted communist revolution January 9 - Spartacus revolutionary... 1919 by Statue of Alcock and Brown at London (Heathrow) Airport Alcock and Brown (Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown) made the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1919. Flying a modified Vickers Vimy IV twin-engined bomber, they took off from Mundays Pond, Newfoundland in the... Alcock and Brown.
  • During the Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km (60,000 ft) into the air. August 9, 1945 World War II was a global conflict that started in 7 July 1937 in Asia and 1 September 1939 in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the... Second World War, the harbour was used by Royal Navy Ensign The Royal Navy is the navy of the United Kingdom. It operates a number of aircraft carriers, destroyers, frigates, fifteen nuclear submarines, and various other ships, as well as aircraft, and the UKs amphibious force: the Royal Marines. The Royal Navy is the largest navy in... Royal Navy and The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) was the navy of Canada from 1911 until 1968 when the three branches of the Canadian military were merged into the Canadian Armed Forces. The modern Canadian navy has been known as Canadian Forces Maritime Command (MARCOM) since unification but still refers to itself as... Royal Canadian Navy ships used for protecting A convoy is a group of vehicles or ships traveling together for mutual support. Often a convoy is organized with armed support for defensive support. In effect, it is a modification of a caravan. For example, driving by car through a desert is safer in a convoy. If one car... convoys. It was also the site of a large US Army base called "Fort Pepperrell". This base was established as part of the " The Lend-lease Act of March 11, 1941 permitted the President of the United States to sell, transfer title to, exchange, lease, lend, or otherwise dispose of, to any such government [whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States] any defense article. It thus extended... Lend-lease" agreement between the UK and USA.
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The city of St. John's, Newfoundland

Geography

The city is located on the northeast coast of the The Avalon Peninsula is a large peninsula (9,270 km²) that makes up the southeast portion of the island of Newfoundland. Quidi Vidi, near St. Johns, Nfld The peninsula is home to forty percent of Newfoundlands population, and is the location of the capital, St. Johns. It... Avalon Peninsula, in southeastern This is about the island in Canada. For the Canadian province formerly and still colloquially known as Newfoundland, see Newfoundland and Labrador. For other meanings of Newfoundland, see Newfoundland (disambiguation). Newfoundland is a large island off the north-east coast of North America, and the most populous part of the... Newfoundland island, and on the The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one-fifth of its surface. The oceans name, derived from Greek mythology, means the Sea of Atlas. This ocean occupies an elongated, S-shaped basin extending in a north-south direction and is divided into the North Atlantic... Atlantic Ocean. In fact, it is the easternmost city in North America. The downtown area exists to the north of St. John's Harbour and the rest of the city expands uphill and to the west, north, and east. The city of Mount Pearl is a city on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, in Division No. 1. According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census: Population: 24,964 % Change (1996-2001): -2.2 Dwellings: 9,131 Area (sq. km.): 15.74 Density (persons per sq. km.): 1,585.7 Categories... Mount Pearl borders St. John's to the east, and is substantially smaller in population, yet only slightly smaller in size. St. John's is the largest city in Division No. 1, Newfoundland and Labrador is a census division in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Cities include: Mount Pearl and St. Johns Towns include: Admirals Beach, Aquaforte, Arnolds Cove, Avondale, Bauline, Bay Bulls, Bay Roberts, Bay de Verde, Biscay Bay, Bishops Cove, Branch, Brigus... Division No. 1. The following table is a representation of St. John's and its surrounding areas:

North: Torbay, Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove, and Flatrock, and Pouch Cove
West: Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Paradise is a town on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is on Conception Bay, in Division No. 1 According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census: Population: 9,598 % Change (1996-2001): 20.8 Dwellings: 3,404 Area (sq. km.): 29.24 Density (persons per sq. km... Paradise, Mount Pearl is a city on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, in Division No. 1. According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census: Population: 24,964 % Change (1996-2001): -2.2 Dwellings: 9,131 Area (sq. km.): 15.74 Density (persons per sq. km.): 1,585.7 Categories... Mount Pearl, Conception Bay South St. John's East: Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove,
South: Division No. 1, Subd. D is an unorganized subdivision on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, in Division No. 1 According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census: Population: 51 % Change (1996-2001): 1,175.0 Dwellings: 169 Area (sq. km.): 298.59 Density (persons per sq. km.): 0... Division No. 1, Subd. D, Bay Bulls
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St John's Harbour, Newfoundland

Facts

  • The majority of the population descends from both Ireland and England.
  • The accent heard in St. John's is very similar to that of This article is about the city in Ireland. For other uses of the name, see Waterford, disambiguation. Waterford (Irish: Port Lairge) is, historically, the capital of County Waterford in Ireland, though today the city is administered separately from the county, the latter having its seat in Dungarvan. Founded by the... Waterford, A true colour image of Ireland, captured by a NASA satellite on January 4, 2003. Scotland, the Isle of Man and Wales are visible to the east. Ireland is located west of the European landmass, which is part of the continent of Eurasia. Ireland (Éire in Irish) is the... Ireland.
  • Tradition declares that the city earned its name when explorer Giovanni Caboto (c. 1450 - 1499), known as John Cabot in English, was an Italian navigator and explorer who is popularly credited as the modern discoverer of Canada, or at least the region that would become that nation. He was born Giovanni Caboto, but later made England his base of operations... John Cabot became the first European to sail into its harbour, on June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. Events 1100-1899 1128 - Battle of St.Mamede, near Guimarães. Portuguese forces led by Afonso I beat his mother D.Teresa and D.Fernão Peres de Trava... June 24, Events May 10 - Amerigo Vespucci allegedly leaves Cádiz for his first voyage to the New World. May 13 - Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola. May 20 - John Cabot sets sail from Bristol on his ship the Mathew looking for a route to the west (other documents give a May... 1497 — the feast day of Saint John the Baptist (also called John the Baptizer or John the Dipper) is regarded as a prophet by at least three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Mandaeanism. According to the Gospel of Luke, he was a relative of Jesus. That he was a prophet is asserted by the Gospels of the... John the Baptist.
  • The city is the centre of business, education, and government for the province.
  • St. John's is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of St. John's, and the Anglican Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • St. John's is the site of the Newfoundland Museum, Memorial University of Newfoundland, popularly known as MUN, is a comprehensive university located in St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. Campus MUN has 4 campuses. The main campus is located between Elizabeth Ave and Pippy Park in St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. The Marine Institute is also located in St. John... Memorial University, and the College of the North Atlantic.
  • St. John's is currently the only Canadian city served by A radio station is a site configured for broadcasting sound. Traditionally, radio stations have broadcast through the air via radio waves (a form of electromagnetic radiation), sent through a transmitter and antenna. Today, many if not most stations broadcast via cable FM, local wire networks, satellite, or the Internet as... radio stations whose call letters do not begin with the letter C. Four stations in St. John's use the The ITU allocates callsign prefixes for radio and television stations. These prefixes are agreed upon internationally. A callsign can be any number of letters and digits but each country must only use callsigns that begin with the characters allocated for use in that country. With regard to the second and... ITU prefix VO: VOCM (referred to by its broadcasters as Voice of the Common Man) is the callsign of a AM station in St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. VOCMs AM station first went on the air in 1936. In addition to hourly news reports and quickie features (such as Would... VOCM (AM and FM), VOAR (Voice of Adventist Radio) is a Canadian radio station, which airs religious programming in St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador. The station first broadcast in the 1920s. VOAR is one of just four broadcast radio stations in Canada whose call letters do not begin with C. The others, VOWR... VOAR and VOWR (Voice of Wesley United Church Radio) is a Canadian radio station, which airs religious programming in St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador. The station first broadcast in the 1920s. VOWR is one of just four broadcast radio stations in Canada whose call letters do not begin with C. The... VOWR. VO was assigned to the Dominion of Newfoundland before the province joined Canadian Confederation, or the Confederation of Canada, was the process that ultimately brought together a union among the provinces, colonies and territories of British North America to form a Dominion of the British Empire, which today is a federal nation state simply known as Canada. Colonial organization Before 1867, British... Canadian Confederation in 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. Events January January 4 - RMS Caronia of the Cunard Line departs Southampton for New York on her maiden voyage January 4 - February 22 - Series of winter storms in Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, Utah, Colorado and Nevada - winds of up to 72 mph... 1949, and these stations kept their existing call letters. However, other commercial radio stations in St. John's which went to air after 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. Events January January 4 - RMS Caronia of the Cunard Line departs Southampton for New York on her maiden voyage January 4 - February 22 - Series of winter storms in Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, Utah, Colorado and Nevada - winds of up to 72 mph... 1949 use the same range of prefixes (CFCK) currently in use elsewhere in Canada. VO remains in use in Amateur radio, commonly called ham radio, is a hobby enjoyed by many people throughout the world (as of 2004 about 3 million worldwide, 60,000 in UK, 70,000 in Germany, 5,000 in Norway, 57,000 in Canada, and 700,000 in the USA). A holder of an Amateur... amateur radio
  • St. John's is the home of the St. John's Maple Leafs, an AHL might be an acronym or abbreviation for: American Hockey League acylated homoserine lactones This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it... AHL A farm team, or farm club, generally refers to a minor league baseball league which are at a lower pay level and play in smaller cities and towns than do Major League Baseball, and which are under the control of the two major leagues and are used for development of... farm team for the The Toronto Maple Leafs are a National Hockey League team based in Toronto, Ontario. Founded: 1917-1918 Formerly known as: Toronto Arenas (1917-1919), Toronto St. Patricks (1919-1926) Arena: Air Canada Centre (capacity 19,800) Uniform colours: blue, white, grey Logo design: a blue maple leaf with TORONTO MAPLE... Toronto Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs' home stadium is Mile One Stadium opened in 2001 as the home of the American Hockey Leagues St. Johns Maple Leafs. The arena also hosted the 2002 AHL All-Star Game. The arena is located at the beginning of the Trans Canada Highway, hence the name, Mile One. The Leafs will... Mile One Stadium and is in downtown St. John's. However, after the 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) Elections were held in 73 countries during 2004. See a list of elections... 2004- 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Events January Iraqi police officers hold up their index fingers marked with purple indelible ink, a security measure to prevent double voting. Worldwide aid effort continues to develop in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. January 3... 2005 season, the Maple Leafs will be leaving Newfoundland and a junior team from the The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (French: la Ligue de hockey junior majeur du Québec, abbreviated QMJHL in English, LHJMQ in French) is one of the three Major Junior A Tier I hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. The hockey itself is free wheeling and rough. Alumni... QMJHL, called the St. John's Fog Devils are scheduled to become the new tenant at Mile One.
  • St. John's is the start of the Example of Trans-Canada Highway marker shield. The name of the province is printed in the ribbon below the number. The Trans-Canada Highway is a federal-provincial highway system that joins all ten provinces of Canada. The system (not a single roadway — the Yellowhead Highway is also part... Trans-Canada Highway(a title shared with the City of Emperess Victoria of the United Kingdom etc. There have been a large number of places, people and objects named Victoria: This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want... Victoria, Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Splendour without diminishment) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell ( BC Liberal) Area 944,735 km² (5th)  - Land 925,186 km²  - Water 19,549 km² (2.1%) Population ( 2004)  - Population... British Columbia).
  • According to the 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. By strict interpretation of the Gregorian Calendar, 2001 is also the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd millenium. Popular culture, however, often views the year 2000 as holding this distinction. 2001 is also the year... 2001 Statistics Canada is the Canadian federal government bureau commissioned with gathering and analysing statistics about Canada. The bureau is commonly called StatCan. Statistics is a federal responsibility in Canada and StatCan produces statistics for all the provinces as well as the federal government. Among other responsibilities, StatCan undertakes a country... Statistics Canada Census:
    • Dwellings: 42,443
    • Area (km²): 446.04
    • Density (persons per km²): 222.4

St. John's should not be confused with Saint John, 2001 population 69,661 (metropolitan population 122,678) is the largest city in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. It is situated in the south-central portion of the province, where the St. John River meets the Bay of Fundy. Saint John skyline The metro area includes the... Saint John, New Brunswick.


External links

  • The City of St. John's Official Website (http://www.stjohns.ca)


See also: This is a list of incorporated cities of Canada in alphabetical order by province. More thorough lists of communities are available by province; see the bottom of this page for links. See also list of the 100 largest cities in Canada, List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada... List of cities in Canada, Motto: Quaerite Primum Regnum Dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital St. Johns Largest city St. Johns Lieutenant Governor Edward Roberts Premier Danny Williams (PC) Area 405,212 km² (10th)  - Land 373,872 km²  - Water 31,340 km² (7... Newfoundland and Labrador, Communities of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador (Newfoundland) Arnolds Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador (Newfoundland) Avondale, Newfoundland and Labrador (Newfoundland) Badger, Newfoundland and Labrador (Newfoundland) Baie Verte, Newfoundland and Labrador (Newfoundland) Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador (Newfoundland) Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador (Newfoundland) Bishop... List of communities in Newfoundland and Labrador



Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. The major difference between a Canadian province and a Canadian territory is that a province is a creation of the Constitution Act, while a territory is created by federal law. Thus, the federal government has more direct control over the territories, while... Provincial and territorial The following are the capitals of Canadas provinces and territories: Provinces Edmonton, Alberta Victoria, British Columbia Winnipeg, Manitoba Fredericton, New Brunswick St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador Halifax, Nova Scotia Toronto, Ontario Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Quebec City, Quebec Regina, Saskatchewan Territories Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Iqaluit, Nunavut Whitehorse, Yukon... Capitals of Canada is an independent sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. Bordering the United States, its territorial claims extend north into the Arctic Ocean as far as the North Pole. Canada is a federation of ten provinces... Canada National Flag of Canada / lUnifolié For more information, see Department of Canadian Heritage and Image_talk:Canada_flag_large.png. Created by User:Anthony S. Tsoumbris / User:Mzajac File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. Click on date...

Motto: Industry Integrity Progress Area: 683.88 sq. km. Population  - Total (2004)  - Metropolitan (2005)  - Cdn. Mun. Rank:  - Cdn. CMA Rank:  - Density 707,271 1,000,500 Ranked 5th Ranked 6th 974.0/km² Time zone Mountain: UTC-7 Latitude Longitude 53°34 N 113°31... Edmonton, AB Victorias Inner Harbour with the Provincial Legislature in the background. Victoria is a Canadian city, and the provincial capital of British Columbia. Victoria also refers to Greater Victoria including this municipality and those immediately surrounding it. It is also the seat of the Capital Regional District. Location and population... Victoria, BC Motto: Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Area: 465.16 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Cdn. Mun. Rank:  - Density 619,544 Ranked 6th 1331.9/km² Time zone Central: UTC-6 Latitude Longitude 49° 53′ N 97° 09′ W MPs Reg Alcock... Winnipeg, MB For the Canadian federal electoral district of the same name, see Fredericton (electoral district) Fredericton, population 47,560 (greater Fredericton 81,346, both per 2001 census), is the capital of the province of New Brunswick, Canada. The city is situated in the west-central portion of the province. The St... Fredericton, NBSt. John's, NL Motto: Multum In Parvo (Much In Little) Great Slave Lake and Lake Athabasca, NWT, Canada Area: x sq. km. Population  - Total (2000)  - Cdn. CD Rank:  -Density 18,028 Ranked xth 157.2/km² ; Time zone Mountain: UTC-7 Latitude Longitude 66°267 N 114°226 W... Yellowknife, NT Motto: E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Area: 5,490.90 sq. km. (former City of Halifax only 79.2 sq. km.) Population  - Total (2001)  - Cdn. CD Rank:  - Cdn. Mun. Rank:  - Density 359,111 Ranked 19th Ranked 11th 65.4/km² (municipality), 1506.2/km... Halifax, NS Iqaluit (ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ in Inuktitut) is the territorial capital and the largest community of Canadas youngest territory, Nunavut. Its population is mainly comprised of Inuit. The town was selected to serve as the new territorys capital in a territory-wide referendum, in which it beat... Iqaluit, NU Motto: Diversity Our Strength Map of Ontario Counties, Toronto being red Area: 641 sq. km. Distance - East to West: 43 km. Distance - South to North : 21 km. Population  - Total (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Cdn. CD Rank:  - Cdn. Mun. Rank:  - Density 2,518,772 5,715,386... Toronto, ON For the federal electoral district see Canadian city and the provincial capital of Prince Edward Island, with a population of 32,245 as of 2001. The city, which was incorporated as a town in 1855 and redesignated as a city in the 1890s, is situated on its namesake harbour which... Charlottetown, PE Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (Gift of God shall make prosper) Area: 547.63 sq. km. Population  - City (2001)  - Canadian CD Rank  - Canadian Municipal Rank  - Density 507,986 Ranked 10th Ranked 9th 927.6/km² Time zone Eastern: UTC-5 Latitude Longitude 46°48 N... Quebec City, QC Regina is the provincial capital of Saskatchewan, Canada and was incorporated as a city on June 19, 1903. Regina was proclaimed the capital on May 23, 1906 by the first provincial government led by Premier Walter Scott. Regina is located at a latitude of 50°26 north and a longitude... Regina, SK Whitehorse is a Canadian city, the territorial capital of the Yukon. Its population is approximately 19,000. Whitehorse is at kilometre 1489 of the Alaska Highway and was the terminus of the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway from Skagway, Alaska. At the head of navigation on the Yukon River... Whitehorse, YT


 
 

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