New Brunswick

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New Brunswick

Nouveau-Brunswick
Motto(s): 
Laitin: Spem reduxit
("Hope restored")
Map o Canadae wi New Brunswick heichlichtit
Map o Canadae wi New Brunswick heichlichtit
Confederation1 Julie 1867 (1st, wi ON, QC, NS)
CapitalFredericton
Lairgest ceetySaint John[1]
Lairgest metroGreater Moncton[2]
Govrenment
 • TeepConstitutional monarchy
 • Lieutenant GovrenorGraydon Nicholas
 • PremierBrian Gallant (Liberal)
LegislaturLegislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Federal representation(in Canadian Pairlament)
Hoose seats10 o 338 (3%)
Senate seats10 o 105 (9.5%)
Area
 • Total72908 km2 (28,150 sq mi)
 • Laund71450 km2 (27,590 sq mi)
 • Water1458 km2 (563 sq mi)  2%
Area rankRankit 11t
 0.7% o Canadae
Population
 (2011)
 • Total751,171 [3]
 • RankRankit 8t
 • Density10.51/km2 (27.2/sq mi)
Demonym(s)New Brunswicker[4]
Offeecial leidsInglis, French
GDP
 • Rank8t
 • Tot (2009)$27.497 billion[5]
 • Per capitaC$33,664 (12t)
Time zoneUTC-4
Postal abbr.
NB
Postal code prefixE
ISO 3166 codeCA-NB
FlouerPurple Violet
TreeBalsam Fir
BirdBlack-capped Chickadee
Websitewww.gnb.ca
Rankins include aw provinces an territories
New Brunswick Legislative Building

New Brunswick (French: Nouveau-Brunswick; pronounced [nu.vo.bʁɔn.zwik]) is ane o Canadae's three Maritime provinces an is the anerlie province in the federation that is constitutionally bilingual (Inglis–French).[6] Fredericton is the caipital an Saint John is the maist populous ceety. Greater Moncton is the province's lairgest Census Metropolitan Aurie. Through the 2011 naition wide census, Statistics Canada estimates the provincial population in 2011 tae hae been 751,171; a majority o the population is Inglis-speakin, but thare is a muckle Francophone minority (33%) an aw, chiefly o Acadian origin.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Saint John New Brunswick (City)
  2. Moncton New Brunswick (Census metropolitan area)
  3. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statcan.gc.ca. 8 Februar 2012. Retrieved 8 Februar 2012.
  4. New Brunswicker is the prevalent demonym, and is used by the Government of New Brunswick. According to the Oxford Guide to Canadian English Usage (ISBN 0-19-541619-8; p. 335), New Brunswickian is also in use.
  5. Gross domestic product, expenditure-based, by province and territory
  6. Section Sixteen of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.