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
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
Regional Municipality April 1, 1996
City 1842
Town 1749
Government
 • Type Regional Municipality
 • Mayor Mike Savage
 • Governing body Halifax Regional Council
 • MPs
 • MLAs
Area (2016)[1]
 • Land 5,490.35 km2 (2,119.84 sq mi)
 • Urban 234.72 km2 (90.63 sq mi)
 • Metro 5,496.31 km2 (2,122.14 sq mi)
Highest elevation 241.9 m (793.6 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Regional municipality 403,131 (14th)
 • Density 73.4/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Urban 316,701
 • Urban density 1,349.3/km2 (3,495/sq mi)
 • Metro 403,390 (13th)
 • Metro density 73.4/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-2016 Increase3.3%
 • Census ranking 14 of 5,162
Demonym(s) Haligonian
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−3)
Postal code span B0J ,B3A to B4G
Area code(s) 902, 782
Dwellings (2016)[1] 187,338
Median Income* $54,129 CAD
Total Coastline 400 km (250 mi)
NTS Map 011D13
GNBC Code CBUCG
Website www.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.

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