Moncton

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Moncton
City
From top left: Moncton skyline at night, the Capitol Theatre, Magic Mountain Water Park, Centennial Park, and Downtown Moncton at dusk
Nickname(s): Hub City
Motto: Resurgo
(Latin: I rise again)
Moncton is located in New Brunswick
Moncton
Coordinates: 46°07′58″N 64°46′17″W / 46.13278°N 64.77139°W / 46.13278; -64.77139Coordinates: 46°07′58″N 64°46′17″W / 46.13278°N 64.77139°W / 46.13278; -64.77139
Country Canada Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Westmorland
Parish Moncton Parish
First settled 1733
Founded 1766
Incorporated 1855, 1875
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor George LeBlanc
 • Governing Body Moncton City Council
 • MP Robert Goguen
 • MLAs John Betts
Marie-Claude Blais
Chris Collins
Susan Stultz
Area[1][2][3]
 • City 141.17 km2 (54.51 sq mi)
 • Urban 146 km2 (56 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,406 km2 (929 sq mi)
Highest elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)[1][2][3][4]
 • City 69,074 rank (79th)
 • Density 473.1/km2 (1,233.5/sq mi)
 • Urban 107,086 rank (27th)
 • Metro 138,644 rank (29th)
 • Metro density 57.6/km2 (149.2/sq mi)
 • Demonym Monctonian
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−3)
Canadian Postal code E1A-E1G
Area code(s) 506
NTS Map 021I02
GNBC Code DADHJ

Moncton /ˈmʌŋktən/ is a Canadian city located in Westmorland County in southeastern New Brunswick.

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