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Nova Scotia

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  • 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)

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  • 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
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