Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Halifax
K'jipuktuk
Regional municipality
Halifax Regional Municipality
Clockwise from top: Downtown Halifax skyline, Crystal Crescent Beach, Central Library, Sullivan's Pond, Peggy's Cove, Macdonald Bridge
Clockwise from top: Downtown Halifax skyline, Crystal Crescent Beach, Central Library, Sullivan's Pond, Peggy's Cove, Macdonald Bridge
Motto(s): "E Mari Merces"  (Latin)
"From the Sea, Wealth"
Location in Nova Scotia
Location in Nova Scotia
Halifax is located in Canada
Halifax
Halifax
Location in Canada
Halifax is located in Nova Scotia
Halifax
Halifax
Halifax (Nova Scotia)
Coordinates: 44°38′52″N 63°34′17″W / 44.64778°N 63.57139°W / 44.64778; -63.57139Coordinates: 44°38′52″N 63°34′17″W / 44.64778°N 63.57139°W / 44.64778; -63.57139
CountryCanada
ProvinceNova Scotia
Regional MunicipalityApril 1, 1996
City1842
Town1749
Government
 • TypeRegional Municipality
 • MayorMike Savage
 • Governing bodyHalifax Regional Council
 • MPs
 • MLAs
Area (2016)[1]
 • Land5,490.35 km2 (2,119.84 sq mi)
 • Urban234.72 km2 (90.63 sq mi)
 • Metro5,496.31 km2 (2,122.14 sq mi)
Highest elevation241.9 m (793.6 ft)
Lowest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Regional municipality403,131 (14th)
 • Density73.4/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Urban316,701
 • Urban density1,349.3/km2 (3,495/sq mi)
 • Metro403,390 (13th)
 • Metro density73.4/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-2016Increase3.3%
 • Census ranking14 of 5,162
Demonym(s)Haligonian
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (ADT)
Postal code spanB0J ,B3A to B4G
Area code(s)902, 782
Dwellings (2016)[1]187,338
Median Income*$54,129 CAD
Total Coastline400 km (250 mi)
NTS Map011D13
GNBC CodeCBUCG
Websitewww.halifax.ca
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Halifax, legally known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, in the country of Canada. The population of the Halifax region was 359,111 in the year 2001.

Halifax Stations[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Halifax [Census metropolitan area], Nova Scotia and Halifax [Population centre], Nova Scotia". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 21, 2017.