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Overview of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Victoria is located in southeast of Vancouver Island. The metropolitan area comprising thirteen municipalities informally referred to as Greater Victoria has more than 335 000 and is the largest urban area on Vancouver Island.

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  • Population: 74,566
  • Population Density: 529.2 /km²
  • Area: 633 km²
  • Latitude: 48°25?N /li>
  • Longitude: 123°21?W
  • Weather: See forecast
  • Time Zone: Pacific
  • Language: English
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History of Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria is Western British Columbia. However, with construction of the Transcontinental railway, Vancouver has emerged as the largest city in British Columbia.

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Victoria's Demographics

The City of Victoria has a total population of approximately 74,566, and is the thirteenth most populous municipality in the province.

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Victoria's Climate

Victoria has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, rainy winters and cool, dry summers. Daily temperatures rise above 30 °C only one day per year on average and fall below -5 °C on an average of only two nights per year.

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Education in Victoria, British Columbia

With many tourism destination and is one of the most visitor-friendly cities in North America. Victoria is alive with dinning, shopping, a colourful nightlife and great accommodation such as various resorts and hotels.

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Geography of Victoria, British Columbia

The city of Greater Victoria is the southernmost urban area in Western Canada, located below the northern 49th parallel, which bisects Vancouver Island at the community of Ladysmith, British Columbia.

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Victoria's Government

Victoria is

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Victoria's Culture and Significant Events

Victoria hosts many festivals throughout the year like the Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival in January, JazzFest International and ICA Folk Festival, to name a few. They also have many outdoor concerts in the summer months and various theatre productions as well.

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Sports in Victoria, British Columbia

The Victoria Salmon Kings are a professional ice hockey team in the ECHL (East Coast Hockey League. Victoria Grizzlies (British Columbia Hockey League) also call Victoria home.Victoria Shamrocks, part of the Western Lacrosse Association, are a Senior A box lacrosse (indoor) club based in Victoria.

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Media of Victoria

Victoria has one English daily newspaper, the Victoria Times Colonist, which keeps residents informed on local and national news. They are also home to several AM and FM radio stations.

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