Victoria, Breetish Columbie

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Victoria
Ceety
City of Victoria
Clockwise frae top left: The Inner Victoria Harbour, Statue o Queen Victoria, the Fisgard Lighthouse, Neo-Baroque airchitectur o the British Columbia Parliament Buildings, The British Columbia Parliament Buildings, The Empress Hotel, an The Christ Church Cathedral.
Motto: Semper Liber (Laitin)
(Translation: "Forever free")
Location o Victoria athin the Caipital Regional Destrict in Breetish Columbie, Canadae
City of Victoria
Location o Victoria athin the Caipital Regional Destrict in Breetish Columbie, Canadae
Coordinates: 48°25′43″N 123°21′56″W / 48.42861°N 123.36556°W / 48.42861; -123.36556
Kintra Canadae
Province Breetish Columbie
Regional Destrict Caipital
Incorporatit 2 August 1862[1]
Government
 • Mayor Dean Fortin
(past mayors)
 • Govrenin body Victoria City Council
 • MP Denise Savoie
 • MLAs Carole James, Rob Fleming, Maurine Karagianis
Area[2]
 • Ceety 19.47 km2 (7.52 sq mi)
 • Metro 696.15 km2 (268.79 sq mi)
Elevation 23 m (75 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Ceety

80,032

(67t)
 • Density 4,109.4/km2 (10,643/sq mi)
 • Metro 344,630 (15t)
 • Metro density 495/km2 (1,280/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
Postal code span V0S, V8N-V8Z, V9A-V9E
Area code(s) 250 an 778
NTS Map 092B06
GNBC Code JBOBQ
Website Victoria.ca

Victoria (play /vɪkˈtɔriə/) is the caipital ceety o Breetish Columbie, Canada an is locatit on the soothren tip o Vancouver Island aff Canadae's Pacific coast. The ceety haes a population o aboot 80,017 athin the metropolitan aurie o Greater Victoria, which haes a population o 344,615, the 15t maist populous Canadian metro region. Sometimes Victoria is cried "a bit o Auld England" acause o its bonnie gardens.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Victoria haes five Sister ceeties:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. City of Victoria - History
  2. "2006 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  3. "Census Profile - Census Subdivision". 2.statcan.ca. 2012-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-01.