Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia
Nouvelle-Écosse (in French)
Alba Nuadh (in Gaelic)
Banner o Nova Scotia
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
Confederation 1 Julie 1867 (1st, wi ON, QC, NB)
Capital Halifax
Lairgest ceety Halifax
Lairgest metro Halifax
 • Teep 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 338 (3.3%)
Senate seats 10 o 105 (9.5%)
 • 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%
Aurie rank Rankit 12th
  0.6% o Canadae
Population (2016)
 • Tot 923,598 [1][2]
 • Estimate (2017 Q1) 952,024 [3]
 • Rank Rankit 7t
 • Density 17.32/km2 (44.9/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Nova Scotian
Offeecial leids Inglis (de facto)
 • Rank 7t
 • Tot (2009) C$34.283 billion[4]
 • Per capita C$34,210 (11t)
Time zone UTC-4
Postal abbr. NS
Postal code prefix B
ISO 3166 code CA-NS
Trailing arbutus 2006.jpg
Picea rubens cone.jpg
  Red spruce
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". February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  2. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". 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". November 10, 2009. Retrieved October 6, 2010.