Prince George, British Columbia
City of Prince George
|Regional District||Fraser-Fort George|
|• Mayor||Lyn Hall|
|• Governing body||Prince George City Council|
|• MPs||Dick Harris|
|• MLAs||Shirley Bond|
|• City||318.26 km2 (122.88 sq mi)|
|• Metro||17,686.50 km2 (6,828.80 sq mi)|
|Elevation||575 m (1,886 ft)|
|• Density||226.1/km2 (586/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||4.8/km2 (12/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (PST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|Postal code span|
V2K to V2N
|Area code(s)||250, 778|
|Website||City of Prince George Website|
The population of Prince George was 71,974 in 2011. The mayor of Prince George is Lyn Hall. It is nicknamed the "BC's Northern Capital" because it is the largest city in northern British Columbia. It is named after King George V and Prince George, Duke of Kent.
References[change | change source]
- "Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census – Census agglomeration of Prince George, British Columbia". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2022.
- "Our City!". princegeorge.ca. Archived from the original on 11 March 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
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