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Nova Scotia

Nouvelle-Écosse (in French)
Alba Nuadh (in Gaelic)
Banner o Nova Scotia
Banner
Coat o airms o Nova Scotia
Coat o airms
Motto(s): 
Munit Haec et Altera Vincit
(Laitin: Ane defends an the ither conquers)
Map o Canadae wi Nova Scotia heichlichtit
Map o Canadae wi Nova Scotia heichlichtit
Confederation1 Julie 1867 (1st, wi ON, QC, NB)
CapitalHalifax
Lairgest ceetyHalifax
Lairgest metroHalifax
Govrenment
 • TeepConstitutional monarchy
 • Lieutenant-GovrernorJohn James Grant
 • PremierDarrell Dexter (NDP)
LegislaturNova Scotia House of Assembly
Federal representation(in Canadian Pairlament)
Hoose seats11 o 338 (3.3%)
Senate seats10 o 105 (9.5%)
Area
 • Total55,283 km2 (21,345 sq mi)
 • Land53,338 km2 (20,594 sq mi)
 • Water2,599 km2 (1,003 sq mi)  4.7%
Aurie rankRankit 12th
 0.6% o Canadae
Population
 (2016)
 • Tot923,598 [1][2]
 • Estimate 
(2017 Q1)
952,024 [3]
 • RankRankit 7t
 • Density17.32/km2 (44.9/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Nova Scotian
Offeecial leidsInglis (de facto)
GDP
 • Rank7t
 • Tot (2009)C$34.283 billion[4]
 • Per capitaC$34,210 (11t)
Time zoneUTC-4
Postal abbr.
NS
Postal code prefixB
ISO 3166 codeCA-NS
Flouer
Trailing arbutus 2006.jpg
  Mayflower
Tree
Picea rubens cone.jpg
  Red spruce
Bird
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  Osprey
Wabsteidwww.gov.ns.ca
Rankins include aw provinces an territories

Nova Scotia (French: Nouvelle-Écosse; Scots Gaelic: Alba Nuadh; Inglis: New Scotland) is ane o the provinces o Canadae. The caipital is Halifax. It is the seicont smawest province o Canadae, wi an aurie o 55,284 square kilometres.

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  1. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 census". Statcan.gc.ca. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  2. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statcan.gc.ca. January 24, 2012. Retrieved April 3, 2012. 
  3. "Population by year of Canada of Canada and territories". Statistics Canada. September 26, 2014. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  4. "Gross domestic product, expenditure-based, by province and territory". 0.statcan.ca. November 10, 2009. Retrieved October 6, 2010.