St. Peter's, Nova Scotia

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St. Peter's

Gaelic: Baile Pheadair
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Nickname(s): 
Gateway to the Bras d'Or
The Village on the Canal
Where the Ocean meets the Inland Sea
St. Peter's is located in Nova Scotia
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Location of St Peter's
St. Peter's is located in Canada
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St. Peter's (Canada)
Coordinates: 45°39′52″N 60°52′33″W / 45.664555°N 60.875744°W / 45.664555; -60.875744
CountryCanada
ProvinceNova Scotia
MunicipalityRichmond County
Founded1650
Government
 • Village ChairEsther McDonnell
 • Village CommitteeCommissioners of St. Peter's
Area
 • Total346.8 km2 (133.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total2,634
 • Density7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Postal code span
B0E 3B0
Area code(s)902
Telephone Exchange535, 782
Websitevisitstpeters.com

St. Peter's (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Pheadair; formerly known as "Santo Pedro", "Saint-Pierre", "Port Toulouse", and "St. Peters") is a small incorporated village located on Cape Breton Island in Richmond County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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