British Columbia Facts
- Capital City: Victoria (330,088 pop.) (2006 CMA)
(CMA population includes city and metro suburb areas)
- British Columbia Population: 4,400,057 (2011 est.)
- British Columbia Population: (per square mile)
- Province Populations: (all provinces / territories)
- Currency: Canadian Dollar (conversion rates)
Fifty Canadian Dollars
- Ethnicity: English, (24%), Scottish (20%), Irish (15%), German (13%), Chinese (11%), others
- GDP total: $191.006 billion(Canadian dollars) (4th)
- GDP per capita: $41,689 (Canadian dollars) (7th)
- Land Sizes
- Language: English
- Largest Cities: (by population) Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond, Abbotsford, Coquitlam, Saanich
- Name: The province's name was chosen by England's Queen Victoria when the British-controlled mainland became a British colony in 1858.
- Province Date: July 20, 1871
- Dominion dates (all provinces and teritories)
Note: The Canadian Confederation, or the birth of Canada as a recognized nation, took place on July 1, 1867, and originally included the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec.
- Religion Catholic (44%), Protestant, (29%), No Religion (17%), others
- Vancouver Facts
- Victoria Facts
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