Nova Scotia Facts
- Capital City: Halifax (372,858 pop.) (2006 CMA)
(CMA population includes city and metro suburb areas)
- Nova Scotia Population: 921,727 (2011 est.)
- Nova Scotia Population: (per square mile)
- Province Populations: (all provinces / territories)
- Currency: Canadian Dollar (conversion rates)
Fifty Canadian Dollars
- Ethnicity: Scottish (19.5%), English, (18%), Irish (14%), French (12%), German (10%), others
- GDP total: $34.283 billion (Canadian dollars) (7th)
- GDP per capita: $34,210 (Canadian dollars) (11th)
- Land Sizes
- Language: English
- Largest Cities: (by population) Halifax, Cape Breton (Sydney), Truro, New Glasgow, Kentville
- Name: The province of Nova Scotia is named after Scotland (New Scotland), and people of Scottish descent are the largest ethnic group in the province.
- Province Date: July 1, 1867
- 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 (38%), United Church of Canada (16%), Anglican Church of Canada (13%), others
This page was last modified on September 29, 2015.