Prince George, British Columbia
|City of Prince George|
|Regional District||Fraser-Fort George|
|• Mayor||Shari Green|
|• Governing body||Prince George City Council|
|• MPs||Dick Harris
|• MLAs||Shirley Bond
|• City||318.26 km2 (122.88 sq mi)|
|• Metro||17,686.50 km2 (6,828.80 sq mi)|
|Elevation||575 m (1,886 ft)|
|• Density||226.1/km2 (586/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||4.8/km2 (12/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|Postal code span||V2K to V2N|
|Area code(s)||250, 778|
The population of Prince George was 71,974 in 2011. The mayor of Prince George is Shari Green. It is nicknamed the "BC's Northern Capital" because it is the largest city in northern British Columbia. It is named after King George V and Prince George, Duke of Kent.
The city was named as Canada's most dangerous city for the second year in a row in December 2011.
References[change | edit source]
- "Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census – Census agglomeration of Prince George, British Columbia". Statistics Canada. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/as-sa/fogs-spg/Facts-cma-eng.cfm?Lang=Eng&TAB=1&GK=CMA&GC=970. Retrieved 2032-1-8.
- "Our City!". princegeorge.ca. http://princegeorge.ca/CITYHALL/ABOUTOURCITY/Pages/Default.aspx. Retrieved 2013-1-8.
- "Canada's most dangerous cities 2011 - Crime chart". Maclean's. http://www2.macleans.ca/crime-chart/. Retrieved 2013-1-8.