Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax, Nova Scotia is the economic center of Atlantic Canada and the capital of Nova Scotia.

History of Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax was first settled by the Mi’kmaw and letter the Europeans. The towns of Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Halifax County were amalgamated in 1996 to form the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Population of Halifax, Nova Scotia

According to Statistic Canada’s 2011 census, Halifax has a population of 390,096.

Neighbourhoods in Halifax, Nova Scotia

There are several different neighbourhoods in Halifax including:

  • Richmond
  • Spring Garden
  • Cowie Hill
  • Jollimore

Weather in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax has average temperatures of -3.5°C in January and 18.5°C in July.

Special Attractions in Halifax, Nova Scotia

There are many things to see and do in Halifax, Nova Scotia such as:

  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
  • Peggys Cove
  • Halifax Public Gardens
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
  • Naval Museum of Halifax


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