|Confederation||July 1, 1867 (1st, with Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia)|
|Largest metro||Greater Moncton|
|• Type||Constitutional monarchy|
|• Body||Government of New Brunswick|
|• Lieutenant Governor||Brenda Murphy|
|• Premier||Blaine Higgs (Progressive Conservatives)|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick|
|Federal representation||Parliament of Canada|
|House seats||10 of 338 (3%)|
|Senate seats||10 of 105 (9.5%)|
|• Total||72,907 km2 (28,150 sq mi)|
|• Land||71,450 km2 (27,590 sq mi)|
|• Water||1,458 km2 (563 sq mi) 2%|
|Area rank||Ranked 11th|
|0.7% of Canada|
|• Total||747,101 |
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||Ranked 8th|
|• Density||10.46/km2 (27.1/sq mi)|
|Demonym(s)||New Brunswicker |
|• Total (2017)||C$36.088 billion|
|• Per capita||C$42,606 (11th)|
|• HDI (2018)||0.889 — Very high (12th)|
|Time zone||UTC-04:00 (Atlantic)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-03:00 (Atlantic DST)|
|Postal code prefix|
|ISO 3166 code||CA-NB|
|Rankings include all provinces and territories|
New Brunswick (postal abbreviation NB) is a province in the eastern part of Canada. The capital city of New Brunswick is Fredericton. Other large cities are Saint John and Moncton. More than 750,000 people live in New Brunswick.
The English and French languages are both spoken in New Brunswick, and it 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.
References[change | change source]
- Ann Gorman Condon. "Winslow Papers >> Ann Gorman Condon >> The New Province: Spem Reduxit". University of New Brunswick. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved June 8, 2016.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statcan.gc.ca. February 8, 2012. Archived from the original on March 7, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
- "Population by year of Canada of Canada and territories". Statistics Canada. September 26, 2014. Archived from the original on June 19, 2016. Retrieved September 29, 2018.
- "My Linguistic Rights". Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for New Brunswick. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
- Statistics Canada (11 September 2019). "Table: 36-10-0222-01 Gross domestic product, expenditure-based, provincial and territorial, annual (x 1,000,000)". Retrieved 11 September 2019.
- "Sub-national HDI - Subnational HDI - Global Data Lab". globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
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