Nova Scotia, Canada

Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces. Nova Scotia is the 2nd smallest province in Canada. No area in Nova Scotia is greater than 67 km from the ocean.

History of Nova Scotia, Canada

The French colonists first inhabited Nova Scotia in 1605. The British conquest took place in 1710 and led to a jump in population. Nova Scotia joined Canada in 1867 through the Canadian Confederation.

Cities in Nova Scotia, Canada

Nova Scotia is home to 3 different regional municipalities. These municipalities include:

  • Halifax
  • Cape Breton
  • Queens

Population of Nova Scotia

According to a census conducted by Statistics Canada in 2011 Nova Scotia has an estimated population of 921,727. This makes Nova Scotia the 7th most populous province in Canada.

Weather in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a mid-temperature province meaning that the climate is more of a maritime climate. The benefit to the weather in Nova Scotia is that all weather is average because the weather is moderated by the ocean.

Special Attractions in Nova Scotia

There are plenty of special attractions and events to visit and do in Nova Scotia. Some of these include:

  • Sambro Island Lighthouse
  • Glooscap Heritage Centre
  • Stand Rogers Folk Festival
  • Fortress of Louisbourg

Locations Expand All

Hoyt's Moving & Storage Ltd.
320 Wright Ave #12
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3B 0B3
1-800-565-4698
Hoyt's Moving & Storage Ltd.
193 Marshall Street
Middleton, Nova Scotia
B0S 1P0
902-825-6434
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