Halifax

Capital of province of Nova Scotia, Canada
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1749
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HRM
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Halifax Regional Municipality
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Halifax Regional Municipality (english)
native label
Halifax (english)
demonym
Haligonian (canadian english)
coordinate location
latitude44.648
longitude-63.571
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population
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403,131
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2016
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424,931
point in time
2018
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390,096
point in time
2011
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elevation above sea level
145 metre
area
5,490.9 square kilometre
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May 18, 2017
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Halifax, officially known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It had a population of 403,131 in 2016, with 316,701 in the urban area centred on Halifax Harbour. The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County. Halifax is a major economic centre in Atlantic Canada, with a large concentration of government services and private sector companies. Major employers and economic generators include the Department of National Defence, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University, the Halifax Shipyard, various levels of government, and the Port of Halifax. Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry and natural gas extraction are major resource industries found in the rural areas of the municipality.
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