Saint John, New Brunswick

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City of Saint John
City
Saint John, NB, skyline at dusk8.jpg
Nickname(s): 
Fundy City, Loyalist City, Port City, Original City
Motto(s): 
"O Fortunati Quorum Jam Moenia Surgunt"
(Latin for, "O Fortunate Ones Whose Walls Are Now Rising."
or "O Happy They, Whose Promised Walls Already Rise")
CountryCanada
ProvinceNew Brunswick
CountySaint John County
ParishSimonds Parish
Established1604[1]
Major Settlement Started1783[1]
IncorporationMay 18, 1785 (1785-05-18)
First settledSamuel de Champlain
Founded byGov. Thomas Carlton
Named forSt. John the Baptist
Government
 • City MayorMel Norton
 • Governing bodySaint John City Council
 • MPsRodney Weston
 • MLAsTrevor Holder, Carl Killen, Glen Savoie, Dorothy Shephard, Glen Tait
Area
 • Urban
326 km2 (126 sq mi)
 • Metro
3,362.95 km2 (1,298.44 sq mi)
Highest elevation
80.8 m (265.1 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • City70,063 (CSD)
 • Density215.7/km2 (559/sq mi)
 • Metro
127,761
 • Metro density38.0/km2 (98/sq mi)
 source: Statistics Canada
Time zoneUTC-4 (Atlantic (AST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (Atlantic (ADT))
Canadian Postal code
E2K, E2L And E2P
Area code(s)506
Telephone Exchanges202, 214, 333, 343, 557 -8, 592, 608, 631 -640, 642 -654, 657 -8, 663, 672, 674, 693-4, 696, 721, 977
NTS Map021G08
GNBC CodeDAEGW
WebsiteCity of Saint John

The City of Saint John is the second largest city in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, and the third largest in the maritime provinces.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 McGahan, Elizabeth W. "Saint John".
  2. "2001 Community Profiles".
  3. "2001 Community Profiles".