Kamloops

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City of Kamloops
City view of Kamloops
City view of Kamloops
Nickname(s): 
Tournament Capital of Canada, The Loops
Motto(s): 
Salus et Opes (Health and Wealth)
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
RegionsThompson Country
DistrictThompson-Nicola District
Founded1811 (fur trading post)
Incorporated1893
Government
 • TypeElected city council
 • MayorPeter Milobar
 • Governing bodyKamloops City Council
 • MPCathy McLeod
 • MLAsTerry Lake
Kevin Krueger
Area
 • Land299.23 km2 (115.53 sq mi)
 • Metro
5,668.64 km2 (2,188.67 sq mi)
Elevation345 m (1,132 ft)
Population
(2011)[1][2]
 • City85,678
 • Density286.3/km2 (742/sq mi)
 • Metro
98,754
 • Metro density17.4/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Postal code span
Area code(s)+1-250 & +1-778
GNBC CodeJAFNW[5]
NTS Map092I09[5]
Websitewww.kamloops.ca

Kamloops, British Columbia is a city in British Columbia, Canada. It is ranked 37th on the list of 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada.

At the 2006 census, 86,376 lived in Kamloops.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kamloops Community Profile - Statistics Canada. 2006 Community Profiles.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kamloops, British Columbia (Census agglomeration)
  3. Elevation at the airport
  4. Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 15 January 2009 to 0901Z 12 March 2009
  5. 5.0 5.1 Natural Resources Canada Mapping Services

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