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New Brunswick

Nouveau-Brunswick
Banner o New Brunswick
Banner
Coat o airms o New Brunswick
Coat o airms
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
 • Total72,908 km2 (28,150 sq mi)
 • Land71,450 km2 (27,590 sq mi)
 • Water1,458 km2 (563 sq mi)  2%
Aurie rankRankit 11t
 0.7% o Canadae
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot751,171 [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
Wabsteidwww.gnb.ca
Rankins include aw provinces an territories

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 lairge Francophone minority (33%) an aw, chiefly o Acadian origin.

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