New Brunswick

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Flag of New Brunswick
New Brunswick in Canada
Map of New Brunswick
The Confederation Bridge connects New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

New Brunswick (postal abbreviation NB) is a province in the eastern part of Canada. Its capital city is Fredericton. Other large cities are Saint John and Moncton. More than 750,000 people live in New Brunswick.

The province is bordered by Quebec in the west, Nova Scotia in the east and the American state of Maine in the south. There is a link to Prince Edward Island as well.

The English and French languages are both spoken in New Brunswick, and is the only province in Canada where both languages are official. This is because about 33% of the people living in New Brunswick speak French.

Some industries such as forestry, mining, farming and fishing are important to the province, as it is near the Atlantic Ocean.