Moncton

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Moncton
From top left: Moncton skyline at night, the Capitol Theatre, Magic Mountain Water Park, Centennial Park, and Downtown Moncton at dusk
From top left: Moncton skyline at night, the Capitol Theatre, Magic Mountain Water Park, Centennial Park, and Downtown Moncton at dusk
Nickname(s): 
Hub City
Motto(s): 
Resurgo
(Latin: I rise again)
CountryCanada Canada
Province New Brunswick
CountyWestmorland
ParishMoncton Parish
First settled1733
Founded1766
Incorporated1855, 1875
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorGeorge LeBlanc
 • Governing BodyMoncton City Council
 • MPRobert Goguen
 • MLAsJohn Betts
Marie-Claude Blais
Chris Collins
Susan Stultz
Area
 • City141.17 km2 (54.51 sq mi)
 • Urban
146 km2 (56 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,406 km2 (929 sq mi)
Highest elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1][2][3][4]
 • City69,074 rank (79th)
 • Density473.1/km2 (1,233.5/sq mi)
 • Urban
107,086 rank (27th)
 • Metro
138,644 rank (29th)
 • Metro density57.6/km2 (149.2/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Monctonian
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (ADT)
Canadian Postal code
Area code(s)506
NTS Map021I02
GNBC CodeDADHJ
Websitewww.moncton.ca

Moncton /ˈmʌŋktən/ is a Canadian city in Westmorland County in southeastern New Brunswick. Moncton is the largest city in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, and the second largest in the maritime provinces.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population and dwelling counts, for urban areas, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and dwelling counts, for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
  4. "2006 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. 2006. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
  5. "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada". Weatherbase. Retrieved 2007-06-26.