Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia
Nouvelle-Écosse (French)
Alba Nuadh (Gaelic)
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit
(Laitin: Ane defends an the ither conquers)
Caipital Halifax
Lairgest ceety Halifax
Lairgest metro Halifax
Offeecial leids Inglis (de facto)
Demonym Nova Scotian
Govrenment
Type Constitutional monarchy
Lieutenant-Govrernor John James Grant
Premier Darrell Dexter (NDP)
Legislatur Nova Scotia House of Assembly
Federal representation In Canadian pairlament
Hoose seats 11 o 308 (3.6%)
Senate seats 10 o 105 (9.5%)
Confederation 1 Julie 1867 (1st, wi ON, QC, NB)
Aurie  Ranked 12th
Total 55,283 km2 (21,345 sq mi)
Laund 53,338 km2 (20,594 sq mi)
Watter (%) 2,599 km2 (1,003 sq mi) (4.7%)
Proportion o Canadae 0.6% o 9,984,670 km2
Population  Ranked 7t
Total (2016) 923,598 [1][2]
Densitie (2016) 17.32/km2 (44.9/sq mi)
GDP  Ranked 7t
Total (2009) C$34.283 billion[3]
Per caipita C$34,210 (11t)
Abbreviations
Postal NS
ISO 3166-2 CA-NS
Time zone UTC-4
Postal code prefix B
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Wabsteid www.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. Februar 8, 2017. Retrieved Februar 8, 2017. 
  2. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statcan.gc.ca. Januar 24, 2012. Retrieved Aprile 3, 2012. 
  3. "Gross domestic product, expenditure-based, by province and territory". 0.statcan.ca. November 10, 2009. Retrieved October 6, 2010.