Greenwood, British Columbia

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City of Greenwood
The Roman Catholic Sacred Heart Church in Greenwood
The Roman Catholic Sacred Heart Church in Greenwood
Where Greenwood is located in British Columbia
Where Greenwood is located in British Columbia
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CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
RegionBoundary Country
Regional districtKootenay Boundary
Incorporated1897
Government
 • Governing bodyGreenwood City Council
 • MayorColleen Lang
Area
 • Total2.52 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Elevation770 m (2,530 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total708
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
Zip codeV0H 1J0
Area code(s)250
WebsiteCity of Greenwood Website

Greenwood is a small city in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

The population of Coquitlam is 708 which makes it the Canada's Smallest City as well as the smallest city in British Columbia. The population was larger at one point but the population decreased when the city shut down the area's industries.[1] The mayor of Greenwood is Colleen Lang.[1]

1200 Japanese Canadians were sent to Greenwood because of the Japanese Canadian internment in 1942.[2] The movie Snow Falling on Cedars was filmed in Greenwood.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "History & Heritage". greenwoodcity.com. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
  2. "Japanese Internment: British Columbia wages war against Japanese Canadians". greenwoodcity.com. Retrieved 2012-12-10.

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