Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Halifax
Regional Municipality
Halifax Regional Municipality
Clockwise from the top: Halifax Skyline, Halifax Town Clock, Metro Transit Ferry, Citadel Hill.
Motto: "E Mari Merces"  (Latin)
"From the Sea, Wealth"
Halifax, Nova Scotia is located in Canada
Halifax
Location of Halifax in Canada
Coordinates: 44°38′52″N 63°34′17″W / 44.64778°N 63.57139°W / 44.64778; -63.57139Coordinates: 44°38′52″N 63°34′17″W / 44.64778°N 63.57139°W / 44.64778; -63.57139
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
Regional Municipality April 1, 1996
Government
 • Type Regional Municipality
 • Mayor Mike Savage
 • Governing body Halifax Regional Council
 • MPs
 • MLAs
Area[3]
 • Land 5,490.18 km2 (2,119.77 sq mi)
 • Urban 262.65 km2 (101.41 sq mi)
 • Rural 5,528.25 km2 (2,134.47 sq mi)
Highest elevation 145.0 m (475.6 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Regional Municipality 413,710 (14th)[1][2]
 • Density 71.1/km2 (184/sq mi)
 • Urban 297,943
 • Urban density 1,077.2/km2 (2,790/sq mi)
 • Metro 408,702 (13th)
 • Change 2006-2011 Increase4.7%
 • Census Ranking 13 of 5,008
Demonym Haligonian
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−3)
Postal code span B0J ,B3A to B4G
Area code(s) 902
Dwellings 166,675
Median Income* $54,129 CAD
Total Coastline 400 km (250 mi)
NTS Map 011D13
GNBC Code CBUCG
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Halifax Regional Municipality is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, in the country of Canada. The population of the Halifax region was 359,111 in the year 2001.

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