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Where is British Columbia, Canada?

Location of province of British Columbia on a map

British Columbia is a province found in the nation of Canada. Home to 4,499,100 people, it is the 3rd largest division in Canada in terms of population.

British Columbia gained its current status as a province in the year 1871. The government of British Columbia is lead by Christy Clarke and is based in the province capital of Victoria (Population: 289,625).

The most populous cities in British Columbia are: Vancouver (Population: 1,837,969), Surrey (Population: 394,976), Okanagan (Population: 297,601), Victoria (Population: 289,625), Burnaby (Population: 202,799).

British Columbia Province - Quick Facts

Country Canada
Region Type Province
ISO Code CA_BC
Time Zones MST, PST
Year of Establishment 1871
Capital Victoria (Population: 289,625)
Head of Government Christy Clarke
Total Population 4,499,100
Total Area 944,735 sq km (364,764 sq miles)
Population Density 4.8 sq km (12.3 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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