Kamloops

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City of Kamloops
City view of Kamloops
Nickname(s): Tournament Capital of Canada, The Loops
Motto: Salus et Opes (Health and Wealth)
Kamloops is located in British Columbia
City of Kamloops
Location of Kamloops in British Columbia
Coordinates: 50°40′34″N 120°20′27″W / 50.67611°N 120.34083°W / 50.67611; -120.34083Coordinates: 50°40′34″N 120°20′27″W / 50.67611°N 120.34083°W / 50.67611; -120.34083
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Regions Thompson Country
District Thompson-Nicola District
Founded 1811 (fur trading post)
Incorporated 1893
Government
 • Type Elected city council
 • Mayor Peter Milobar
 • Governing body Kamloops City Council
 • MP Cathy McLeod
 • MLAs Terry Lake
Kevin Krueger
Area[1][2]
 • Land 299.23 km2 (115.53 sq mi)
 • Metro 5,668.64 km2 (2,188.67 sq mi)
Elevation[3][4] 345 m (1,132 ft)
Population (2011)[1][2]
 • City 85,678
 • Density 286.3/km2 (742/sq mi)
 • Metro 98,754
 • Metro density 17.4/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
Postal code span V2B to V2E
Area code(s) +1-250 & +1-778
GNBC Code JAFNW[5]
NTS Map 092I09[5]

Kamloops, British Columbia is a city in British Columbia, Canada. It is ranked 37th on the list of 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada.

At the 2006 census, 86,376 lived in Kamloops.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kamloops Community Profile - Statistics Canada. 2006 Community Profiles.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kamloops, British Columbia (Census agglomeration)
  3. Elevation at the airport
  4. Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 15 January 2009 to 0901Z 12 March 2009
  5. 5.0 5.1 Natural Resources Canada Mapping Services

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