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Cariboo
The CARIBOO is an intermontane region of British Columbia
British Columbia
along a plateau stretching from the Fraser Canyon
Fraser Canyon
to the Cariboo Mountains . The name is a reference to the caribou that were once abundant in the region. The Cariboo
Cariboo
was the first region of the Interior north of the lower Fraser and its canyon to be settled by non-indigenous people, and played an important part in the early history of the colony and province
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Caribou
Also see text Approximate range of barren-ground caribou. Overlap with other subspecies of caribou is possible for contiguous range. 1.Rangifer tarandus caribou subdivided into ecotypes: boreal woodland ; migratory woodland ; montane woodland; 2. Queen Charlotte Islands (extinct 1907); 3. Porcupine ; 4. barren-ground ; 5. Peary SYNONYMS reindeer in Europe and Eurasia A CARIBOU (Rangifer tarandus caribou, and other trinomials under Rangifer tarandus) is any of several North American subspecies , ecotypes, populations, and herds of the species Rangifer tarandus , or reindeer. In North America caribou vary in size from the smallest, the Peary caribou
Peary caribou
, to the largest, the boreal woodland caribou
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Mission, British Columbia
MISSION, the core of which was formerly a separate municipality known as MISSION CITY, is a district municipality in the Lower Mainland region of the province of British Columbia
British Columbia
, Canada
Canada
. It is situated on the north bank of the Fraser River
Fraser River
where it backs onto mountains and lakes overlooking the Central Fraser Valley
Fraser Valley
eighty kilometres east-southeast of Vancouver
Vancouver
. Mission is the 6th largest district municipality in British Columbia, with a population of 38,833 (2016)
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List Of Villages In British Columbia
A village is a classification of municipalities used in the Canadian province of British Columbia . British Columbia's Lieutenant Governor in Council may incorporate a community as a village by letters patent , under the recommendation of the Minister of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development, if its population is not greater than 2,500 and the outcome of a vote involving affected residents was that greater than 50% voted in favour of the proposed incorporation. British Columbia has 42 villages that had a cumulative population of 44,962 and an average population of 1,070 in the 2011 Census . British Columbia's largest and smallest villages are Cumberland and Zeballos with populations of 3,398 and 125 respectively. Of British Columbia's current 42 villages, the first to incorporate as a village was Kaslo on August 14, 1893, while the most recent community to incorporate as a village was Queen Charlotte on December 5, 2005
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List Of Towns In British Columbia
A town is a classification of municipalities used in the Canadian province of British Columbia . British Columbia's Lieutenant Governor in Council may incorporate a community as a town by letters patent , under the recommendation of the Minister of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development, if its population is greater than 2,500 but not greater than 5,000 and the outcome of a vote involving affected residents was that greater than 50% voted in favour of the proposed incorporation. British Columbia has 14 towns that had a cumulative population of 87,514 and an average population of 6,251 in the 2011 Census . British Columbia's largest and smallest towns are Comox and Port McNeill with populations of 13,627 and 2,505 respectively. "Town" as a British Columbia municipal designation should not be confused with "township," which has no legal definition in the province
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American Badger
The AMERICAN BADGER (Taxidea taxus) is a North American badger
American badger
, somewhat similar in appearance to the European badger . It is found in the western and central United States
United States
, northern Mexico
Mexico
, and south-central Canada
Canada
to certain areas of southwestern British Columbia. American badger's habitat is typefied by open grasslands with available prey (such as mice, squirrels, and groundhogs). The species prefers areas such as prairie regions with sandy loam soils where it can dig more easily for its prey
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Caribou (North America)
Also see text Approximate range of barren-ground caribou. Overlap with other subspecies of caribou is possible for contiguous range. 1.Rangifer tarandus caribou subdivided into ecotypes: boreal woodland ; migratory woodland ; montane woodland; 2. Queen Charlotte Islands (extinct 1907); 3. Porcupine ; 4. barren-ground ; 5. Peary SYNONYMS reindeer in Europe and Eurasia A CARIBOU (Rangifer tarandus caribou, and other trinomials under Rangifer tarandus) is any of several North American subspecies , ecotypes, populations, and herds of the species Rangifer tarandus , or reindeer. In North America caribou vary in size from the smallest, the Peary caribou
Peary caribou
, to the largest, the boreal woodland caribou
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Abbotsford, British Columbia
ABBOTSFORD is a city located in the Fraser Valley
Fraser Valley
region of British Columbia , adjacent to Greater Vancouver . With an estimated population of 141,397 people as of the 2016 census , it is the largest municipality of the Fraser Valley
Fraser Valley
Regional District , the fifth-largest municipality of British Columbia, and the largest outside Greater Vancouver . The Abbotsford–Mission metropolitan area of around 180,518 inhabitants as of the 2016 census is the 23rd largest census metropolitan area in Canada. Abbotsford has the third highest proportion of visible minorities among census metropolitan areas in Canada, after the Greater Toronto Area and the Greater Vancouver
Vancouver
CMA. It has also been named by Statistics Canada
Statistics Canada
as Canada’s most generous city in terms of charitable donations for nine straight years
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Kelowna
KELOWNA (/kəˈloʊnə/ ( listen )) is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley , in the southern interior of British Columbia , Canada . It serves as the head office of the Regional District of Central Okanagan . Its name derives from an Okanagan language term for "grizzly bear". Kelowna is the third largest metropolitan area in the province and ranks as the 22nd largest in Canada, with a population of 194,882 in 2016. Nearby communities include the City of West Kelowna (also referred to as Westbank, Westside) to the west across Okanagan Lake , Lake Country and Vernon to the north, as well as Peachland to the southwest and, further to the south, Summerland and Penticton . The predominant language spoken in Kelowna is English
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Victoria, British Columbia
Nickname(s): "The Garden City" Motto: "Forever free" Victoria Show map of Canada
Canada
Victoria Show map of British Columbia
British Columbia
Location of Victoria in Canada Coordinates: 48°25′43″N 123°21′56″W / 48.42861°N 123.36556°W / 48.42861; -123.36556 COUNTRY Canada
Canada
PROVINCE British Columbia
British Columbia
REGIONAL DISTRICT Capital HISTORIC COLONIES C. of Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island
(1848-66) C
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Vancouver
VANCOUVER (/vænˈkuːvər/ ( listen ), locally /væŋ-/ ) is a coastal seaport city in Canada
Canada
, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia
British Columbia
. As the most populous city in the province, the 2016 census recorded 631,486 people in the city, up from 603,502 in 2011. The Greater Vancouver area had a population of 2,463,431 in 2016, making it the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada
Canada
. Vancouver
Vancouver
has the highest population density in Canada
Canada
with over 5,400 people per square kilometre, which makes it the fourth-most densely populated city with over 250,000 residents in North America
North America
behind New York City , San Francisco
San Francisco
, and Mexico City
Mexico City
according to the 2011 census
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Intermontane
INTERMONTANE is a physiographic adjective formed from the prefix "inter-" ("signifying among, between, amid, during, within, mutual, reciprocal) and the adjective "montane" ("inhabiting, or growing in mountainous regions , especially cool, moist upland slopes below the timberline .") The corresponding physiographic noun is intermountain, while the noun intermontane is an ecologic noun meaning among, between, amid, or within "flora and fauna of a montane habitat ." As an example, an alpine region would be an intermontane for a species that migrates between a glacial region and a subalpine region. USE OF THE TERM * INTERMONTANE BASIN, a wide valley between mountain ranges that is partly filled with alluvium such as New Zealand's Mackenzie Basin
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List Of Land Districts Of British Columbia
This is a LIST OF LAND DISTRICTS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada
Canada
. Land districts are the cadastral system underlying land titles in the province, and used by the provincial gazetteer in descriptions of landforms, administrative areas, and other information. Those on Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island
were established via a Lands Act of the government of the Colony of Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island
, from 1843 onwards; those on the Mainland were established by the Lands Act of 1860 by the Colony of British Columbia
British Columbia
. Note: Coordinates given are only the centrepoints of the land districts as a rough guide to their locations
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Counties Of British Columbia
In British Columbia , eight counties are created in the "County Boundary Act". The counties are created for the administration of justice, and are not used in the administration of government. Local government is organized by municipalities and by regional districts . The counties are: * County of Cariboo * County of Kootenay * County of Nanaimo * County of Prince Rupert * County of Vancouver * County of Victoria * County of Westminster * County of Yale SEE ALSO * County Boundary Act This article about a location in British Columbia, Canada is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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List Of Indian Reserves In British Columbia
The Government of Canada has established at least 316 Indian reserves for First Nation band governments in its westernmost province of British Columbia . The majority of these reserves continue to exist while a number are no longer in existence
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List Of Cities In British Columbia
A city is a classification of municipalities used in the Canadian province of British Columbia
British Columbia
. British Columbia's Lieutenant Governor in Council may incorporate a community as a city by letters patent , under the recommendation of the Minister of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development, if its population is greater than 5,000 and the outcome of a vote involving affected residents was that greater than 50% voted in favour of the proposed incorporation. British Columbia
British Columbia
has 51 cities that had a cumulative population of 3,033,046 and an average population of 59,471 in the 2011 Census . British Columbia's largest and smallest cities are Vancouver
Vancouver
and Greenwood with populations of 603,502 and 708 respectively. The largest city by land area is Abbotsford , which spans 375.55 km2 (145.00 sq mi), while the smallest is Duncan , at 2.07 km2 (0.80 sq mi)
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