Cape Breton Regional Municipality

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Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nickname(s): A Community of Communities
Motto: Fortuna Non Mutat Genus
(Circumstances Do Not Change Our Origin)
Location of Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Location of Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Coordinates: 46°9′N 60°10′W / 46.15°N 60.167°W / 46.15; -60.167Coordinates: 46°9′N 60°10′W / 46.15°N 60.167°W / 46.15; -60.167
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
Established             August 1, 1995
Electoral Districts   

Cape Breton—Canso / Sydney—Victoria
Provincial Cape Breton Centre / Cape Breton North / Cape Breton Nova / Cape Breton South / Cape Breton West / Glace Bay
 • Type Cape Breton Regional Council
 • Mayor John W. Morgan
 • MPs Rodger Cuzner, Mark Eyking
 • MLAs Frank Corbett, Eddie Orrell, Gordie Gosse, Manning MacDonald, Alfie MacLeod, Keith Bain, Geoff MacLellan
 • Land 2,433.33 km2 (939.51 sq mi)
Elevation Sea Level to 235 m (0 to 771 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 97,398
 • Density 40.0/km2 (104/sq mi)
 • Change 2001-06 Decrease4.7%
 • Census Ranking 53 of 5,008
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 902
Dwellings 45,342
Median Income* $41,257 CDN
Coastline Atlantic 800 km (500 mi)
Bras d’Or Lakes 400 km (250 mi)
Roadways 1,600 km (1,000 mi)
NTS Map 011K01
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Cape Breton Regional Municipality often shortened to simply CBRM, is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton County.

References[change | change source]

  1. Statistics Canada (2007-03-13). Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (Code1217030) (table). 2006 Community Profile (2006 Census ed.). Ottawa: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Archived from the original on 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2012-01-01.