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Where is Nova Scotia, Canada?

Location of province of Nova Scotia on a map

Nova Scotia is a province found in the nation of Canada. Home to 944,500 people, it is the 7th largest division in Canada in terms of population.

Nova Scotia gained its current status as a province in the year 1867. The government of Nova Scotia is lead by Stephen McNeil and is based in the province capital of Halifax (Population: 359,111).

The most populous cities in Nova Scotia are: Halifax (Population: 359,111), Sydney (Population: 105,968), Dartmouth (Population: 101,343).

Nova Scotia Province - Quick Facts

Country Canada
Region Type Province
ISO Code CA_NS
Time Zone ADT
Year of Establishment 1867
Capital Halifax (Population: 359,111)
Head of Government Stephen McNeil
Total Population 944,500
Total Area 55,284 sq km (21,345 sq miles)
Population Density 17.1 sq km (44.2 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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