Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia

Nouvelle-Écosse (in French)
Alba Nuadh (in Scots Gaelic)
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-GovrernorArthur Joseph LeBlanc
 • PremierStephen McNeil (Liberal)
LegislaturNova Scotia House of Assembly
Federal representation(in Canadian Pairlament)
Hoose seats11 o 338 (3.3%)
Senate seats10 o 105 (9.5%)
Area
 • Total55284 km2 (21,345 sq mi)
 • Laund52942 km2 (20,441 sq mi)
 • Water2342 km2 (904 sq mi)  4.2%
Area rankRankit 12th
 0.6% o Canadae
Population
 (2016)
 • Total923,598 [1][2]
 • Estimate 
(2017 Q1)
952,024 [3]
 • RankRankit 7t
 • Density17.45/km2 (45.2/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Nova Scotian
Offeecial leidsInglis (de facto)
GDP
 • Rank7t
 • Tot (2011)C$42.715 billion[4]
 • Per capitaC$44,931 (12t)
Time zoneUTC-4
Postal abbr.
NS
Postal code prefixB
ISO 3166 codeCA-NS
Flouer
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  Mayflower
Tree
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  Red spruce
Bird
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  Osprey
Websitewww.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. 8 Februar 2017. Retrieved 8 Februar 2017.
  2. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statcan.gc.ca. 24 Januar 2012. Retrieved 3 Apryle 2012.
  3. "Population by year of Canada of Canada and territories". Statistics Canada. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2016.
  4. "Gross domestic product, expenditure-based, by province and territory (2013)". Statistics Canada. 5 November 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2015.