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Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Facts

  • Capital City: St. John's (185,288 pop.) (2006 CMA)
    (CMA population includes city and metro suburb areas)
  • Newfoundland & Labrador Population: 514,536 (2011 est.)
  • Newfoundland & Labrador Population: (per sq. mile)
  • Province Populations: (all provinces / territories)
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (conversion rates)

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    Fifty Canadian Dollars
  • Ethnicity: English, (40%), Irish (20%), Scottish (6%), French (5.5%), First Nations (3.4), others
  • GDP total: $31,277 million(Canadian dollars) (5th)
  • GDP per capita: $61,670 (Canadian dollars) (4th)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Conception Bay South, Paradise, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Torbay, Labrador City
  • Name: St. John's, Mount Pearl, Conception Bay, Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Paradise, Gander Bay, Goose Bay, Labrador City
  • Province Date: March 31, 1949
  • 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 (37%), Anglican Church of Canada (26%), United Church of Canada (17%), others
  • St. John's Facts
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