Fredericton, New Brunswick

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City of Fredericton
Coat of arms of City of Fredericton
"City of Stately Elms",[1] "The Celestial City",[2] "Freddy Beach"
"Fredericopolis, silvae filia nobilis"  (Latin)
"Fredericton, noble daughter of the forest"[3]
City of Fredericton is located in New Brunswick
City of Fredericton
City of Fredericton
Where Fredericton is found in New Brunswick
Coordinates: Coordinates: 45°57′00″N 66°40′00″W / 45.95000°N 66.66667°W / 45.95000; -66.66667
ProvinceNew Brunswick
County(s)York, Sunbury
Metropolitan areaGreater Fredericton
 • MayorBrad Woodside[4]
 • MPKeith Ashfield
 • MLAStephen Horsman
David Coon
Pam Lynch
Brian Macdonald
 • City130.68 km2 (50.46 sq mi)
 • Metro
4,521.72 km2 (1,745.8 sq mi)
20−100 m (66−328 ft)
 • City56,224
 • Density386.7/km2 (1,002/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (ADT)
Postal code(s)
E3A, E3B, E3C, E3G
Area code506
WebsiteCity of Fredericton Website

Fredericton is the capital city of New Brunswick, Canada. It is filled with rich history. Fredericton is on the Saint John River. There is a playhouse. There are scenic walking trails. Frederiction is the capital of New Brunswick. The population of Fredericton was 1,886 at the 2011 census.[5]

Fredericton is known as a cultural and artistic city in New Brunswick. The city hosts an annual Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival which attracts both regional as well as international jazz, blues, rock, and world musicians.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "History of Fredericton". Fredericton. Archived from the original on 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  2. "Churches/Places of Worship". Fredericton. Archived from the original on 2015-01-03. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  3. "Coat of Arms". Fredericton. Archived from the original on 2015-09-21. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  4. "Mayor and Council". Fredericton. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  5. "Population". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2012. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  6. "Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival". Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival. Retrieved 2015-01-09.

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