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10 Interesting Facts About Prince George, British Columbia

Facts About Prince George, British Columbia

Facts About Prince George Prince George is the largest city in northern British Columbia, Canada. As part of its 100th anniversary, the City of Prince George hosted the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Prince George is often called the province’s “Northern Capital” or sometimes the “Spruce Capital” because it is the hub city for Northern BC. […]

10 Interesting Facts About Courtenay, British Columbia

Facts About Courtenay

Facts About Courtenay Courtenay is a city on the east coast of Vancouver Island, in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Courtenay is the largest community and only city in the area commonly known as the Comox Valley, and the seat of the Comox Valley Regional District, which replaced the Comox-Strathcona Regional District. Courtenay has […]

10 Interesting Facts About Chilliwack

Facts About Chilliwack

Facts About Chilliwack The archaeological record shows evidence of Stó:lō people in the Fraser Valley, or S’ólh Téméxw, 10,000 years ago. The Township of Chilliwack was incorporated in 1873, the third municipality in British Columbia. Chilliwack is located in the Upper Fraser Valley, 100 kilometres east of Vancouver on the Trans-Canada Highway. The city is […]

10 Interesting Facts About Kelowna

Facts About Kelowna

Facts About Kelowna Kelowna is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada. The name Kelowna derives from an Okanagan language word for “grizzly bear”. The city proper encompasses 211.82 square kilometres, and the census metropolitan area 2,904.86 square kilometres. The estimated Kelowna population is 217,229 […]

10 Interesting Facts About Abbotsford, British Columbia

Facts About Abbotsford, British Columbia

Facts About Abbotsford Abbotsford is a city located in British Columbia, adjacent to the Canada–United States border, Greater Vancouver and the Fraser River. The community of 375.55 square kilometres (145.00 sq mi) is the largest city by area in British Columbia. The first residents of the area are the Stó:lō Nation. European settlement began when […]