Fredericton, New Brunswick

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City of Fredericton
Nickname(s): "City of Stately Elms",[1] "The Celestial City",[2] "Freddy Beach"
Motto: "Fredericopolis, silvae filia nobilis"  (Latin)
"Fredericton, noble daughter of the forest"[3]
Fredericton, New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick
City of Fredericton
Where Fredericton is found in New Brunswick
Coordinates: 45°57′00″N 66°40′00″W / 45.95°N 66.6666667°W / 45.95; -66.6666667Coordinates: 45°57′00″N 66°40′00″W / 45.95°N 66.6666667°W / 45.95; -66.6666667
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
County(s) York, Sunbury
Metropolitan area Greater Fredericton
Founded 1785
Government
 • Mayor Brad Woodside[4]
 • MP Keith Ashfield
 • MLA Stephen Horsman
David Coon
Pam Lynch
Brian Macdonald
Area
 • City 130.68 km2 (50.46 sq mi)
 • Metro 4,521.72 km2 (1,745.8 sq mi)
Elevation 20-100 m (66-328 ft)
Population (2011)
 • City 56,224
 • Density 386.7/km2 (1,002/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,721
 • Metro 105,688
Demonym Frederictonian
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−3)
Postal code(s) E3A, E3B, E3C, E3G
Area code(s) 506

Frederiction is the capital city of New Brunswick, Canada. It is filled with rich history. Fredericton is on the Saint John River. There is a playhouse. There are scenic walking trails. Frederiction is the capital of New Brunswick. The population of Fredericton was 1,886 at the 2011 census.[5]

Fredericton is known as a cultural and artistic city in New Brunswick. The city hosts an annual Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival which attracts both regional as well as international jazz, blues, rock, and world musicians.[6]

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