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British Columbia

British Columbia Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 925,186 sq km
    (water) 19,549 sq km
    (TOTAL) 944,735 sq km (5th)

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  • Land Area: (all provinces)
  • Horizontal Width: 677 km (421 miles) from Prince Rupert, directly east to border with Alberta
  • Vertical Length: 1765 km (1097 miles) from Bennett in the far-northwest, southeast to Fernie

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Country: (1) USA
  • Bordering Provinces: (1) Alberta
  • Bordering Territory: (2) Yukon and Northwest Territories
  • U.S. Border: 640 km (398 mi)
  • Geographic Center: 69 km west of Prince George
  • Highest Point: Mt. Fairweather 4,663m (15,299 ft.)
  • Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean, 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
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