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Moncton
MONCTON (/ˈmʌŋktən/ ; French pronunciation: ​ ) is the largest city in the Canadian province of New Brunswick
New Brunswick
. Situated in the Petitcodiac River Valley, Moncton
Moncton
lies at the geographic centre of the Maritime Provinces
Maritime Provinces
. The city has earned the nickname "Hub City" due to its central inland location in the region and its history as a railway and land transportation hub for the Maritimes. The city proper has a population of 71,889 (2016) and has a land area of 142 km2 (55 sq mi). The Moncton
Moncton
CMA has a population of 144,810 (2016), making it the largest city and CMA in New Brunswick, and the second-largest city and CMA in the Maritime Provinces
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Moncton (other)
MONCTON may refer to several different things: CONTENTS * 1 People * 2 Geographic locations * 3 Vessels in the Canadian navy * 4 Animals PEOPLE * Lieutenant-General Robert Monckton , from whom the name "Moncton" is derived also (slightly different spelling): * Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley
Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley
, British public speaker, born
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City
A CITY is a large and permanent human settlement . CITIES generally have extensive systems for housing , transportation , sanitation , utilities , land use , and communication . Their density facilitates interaction between people and businesses, sometimes benefiting both parties in the process. Historically citydwellers have been a small proportion of humanity overall, but today, following two centuries of unprecedented and rapid urbanization , half of the world population is said to live in cities. Present-day cities usually form the core of larger metropolitan areas and urban areas , creating numerous commuters traveling towards city centers for employment, entertainment, and edification. The most populated city proper is Shanghai while the largest metropolitan areas also include the Greater Tokyo Area and Jabodetabek ( Jakarta )
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Capitol Theatre (Moncton)
The CAPITOL THEATRE (French : Théâtre Capitol) in Downtown Moncton , New Brunswick , Canada
Canada
is an 800-seat, restored 1920s-era vaudeville house on Main Street that serves as the centre for cultural entertainment for the city. Designed by René-Arthur Fréchet in 1920, it was rebuilt by Fréchet in 1926 after it burned. Having been converted to a cinema early in its history, the theatre was purchased by the City of Moncton in 1991, restored to its original look commencing in 1992, and was officially reopened as a performance space in 1993. The theatre routinely hosts the live stage productions of Theatre New Brunswick and The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada
Canada
, as well as symphony orchestra and dance performances
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Magic Mountain (New Brunswick)
MAGIC MOUNTAIN (French : Parc aquatique Magic Mountain), is mainly a water park , which is located in Moncton , New Brunswick , Canada. It is part of the Magnetic Hill tourist site . The park is the largest man made tourist attraction in Atlantic Canada . It requires more than 800,000 imperial gallons (3,600,000 L) of water to operate which is heated by propane heaters with a capacity of almost 7 million BTUs (7.4 gigajoules ). HISTORYThe park was created as an addition to the growing tourist site of Magnetic Hill , which already consisted of the hill itself, and the Magnetic Hill Zoo . Construction on the park commenced on August 12, 1986 and through the efforts of more than 600 construction workers it was completed in less than a year, opening on June 26, 1987. In 1999 the park came under new ownership and since then several improvements have been made to the park
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Centennial Park (Moncton)
CENTENNIAL PARK (French : Parc du Centenaire) is a municipal park in Moncton , New Brunswick . Located in the city's west end, it has an area of 0.93 km2. The park features a static display of a CF-100 Canuck fighter jet, an M4A3 Sherman Tank, the anchor from HMCS Magnificent and CNR locomotive 5270. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Places of note * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYCentennial park was originally known as PARKTON NATURE PARK and was changed sometime in the 1950s when it was included in the city of Moncton
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Coat Of Arms Of Moncton
The COAT OF ARMS OF MONCTON is the municipal symbol of Moncton , New Brunswick , Canada
Canada
. It is on the city\'s flag , as well. CONTENTS* 1 Design * 1.1 Supporters * 1.2 Shield * 1.3 Motto * 2 History * 3 External links DESIGNSUPPORTERSThe supporters of this coat of arms are: a blacksmith on the left, and a farmer on the right. SHIELDThe shield consists of: a beehive and wheat on the upper half, a locomotive on the lower left, and the Petitcodiac tidal bore on the lower right. MOTTOThe motto Resurgo means I rise again. HISTORY THIS SECTION IS EMPTY. You can help by adding to it
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Canada
Coordinates : 60°N 95°W / 60°N 95°W / 60; -95 CANADA _ Flag MOTTO: A Mari Usque Ad Mare _ (Latin ) (English: "From Sea to Sea") ANTHEM: " O Canada "------------------------- ROYAL ANTHEM : " God Save the Queen " CAPITAL Ottawa 45°24′N 75°40′W / 45.400°N 75.667°W / 45.400; -75.667 LARGEST CITY
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Provinces And Territories Of Canada
Canada
Canada
's geography is divided into administrative divisions known as provinces and territories that are responsible for delivery of sub-national governance. When Canada
Canada
was formed in 1867, three provinces of British North America New Brunswick
New Brunswick
, Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
and the Province
Province
of Canada
Canada
(which, on the formation of Canada, was divided into Ontario
Ontario
and Quebec
Quebec
)—were united to form a federated colony, which eventually became a sovereign nation in the next century. Over its history, Canada's international borders have changed several times, and the country has grown from the original four provinces to the current ten provinces and three territories
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New Brunswick
NEW BRUNSWICK (French : Nouveau-Brunswick; Canadian French pronunciation: ( listen )) is one of Canada
Canada
's three Maritime provinces (together with Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island
and Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
) and is the only constitutionally bilingual (English–French) province. The principal cities are Fredericton , the capital, Greater Moncton , currently the largest metropolitan (CMA ) area and the most populous city, and the port city of Saint John , which was the first incorporated city in Canada
Canada
and largest in the province for 231 years until 2016. In the Canada
Canada
2016 Census , Statistics Canada
Canada
estimated the provincial population to have been 747,101, down very slightly from 751,171 in 2011, on an area of almost 73,000 km2
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Counties Of New Brunswick
This is a LIST OF THE COUNTIES IN THE CANADIAN PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK , with population and county seats (known in the province as shire towns). Before New Brunswick was partitioned from Nova Scotia , it consisted of Cumberland and Sunbury Counties. Counties were at the top of a three-layer local government system. Below each county were parishes (townships ), Some, but not all, parishes were then further subdivided into municipalities. The exception to this was the municipality of Saint John which was not in a parish but was a sub-division of Saint John County
County
. With the New Brunswick Equal Opportunity program in 1966, county councils were abolished. Counties continue to be used as an organizational unit, along with parishes, for registry of real-estate and to some extent taxation thereof
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Westmorland County, New Brunswick
WESTMORLAND COUNTY (2011 population 144,158) is a county in New Brunswick , a province of Canada
Canada
. It is in the south-eastern part of the province. It contains the fast-growing commercial centre of Moncton and its northern and eastern suburbs. Also located in the county are the university town of Sackville and the tourist destination of Shediac . Westmorland County
County
is centrally located in the Maritimes
Maritimes
and is New Brunswick\'s most populous county. Fishing and tourism are important industries along the Northumberland Strait shore while there is some mixed farming in the Petitcodiac River Valley and in the Tantramar Marsh region. The city of Moncton accounts for half the county's population and has developed as a major transportation, distribution, commercial and retail centre. Dorchester is the historical shire town of the county
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List Of Parishes In New Brunswick
The Canadian province of New Brunswick
New Brunswick
is home to 152 parishes that previously had political significance as districts within counties . While their political significance was abolished in 1966, they are still recognized as census subdivisions by Statistics Canada . The Interpretation Act of New Brunswick
New Brunswick
states that parishes contain all municipalities within them; however, Statistics Canada separates incorporated municipalities from their parishes. The unincorporated parts of parishes are often used as local service districts (LSDs), although some parishes contain multiple LSDs and some LSDs cross parish boundaries. These non-parish LSDs can serve as designated places for census purposes
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Moncton Parish, New Brunswick
MONCTON is a Canadian parish in Westmorland County
County
, New Brunswick . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Delineation * 3 Communities * 4 Demographics * 4.1 Population * 4.2 Language * 5 Access routes * 6 See also * 7 References HISTORYThe parish was established in 1765 as Monckton Township in the province of Nova Scotia and named for Robert Monckton (1726-1782), who was a distinguished soldier and civil servant: established as Moncton Parish in New Brunswick in 1786: part of the Parish of Dorchester was annexed by Moncton Parish in 1835
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Settled
A SETTLER is a person who has migrated to an area and established a permanent residence there, often to colonize the area. Settlers are generally from a sedentary culture, as opposed to nomads who share and rotate their settlements with little or no concept of individual land ownership. Settlements are often built on land already claimed or owned by another group. Many times settlers are backed by governments or large countries. CONTENTS* 1 Historical usage * 1.1 Anthropological usage * 1.2 Modern usage * 1.3 Implications of Settlement * 1.4 Livelihood * 1.5 Other usages * 2 Causes of emigration * 3 See also * 4 References HISTORICAL USAGE Chilean settlers in Baker River , 1935. One can witness how settlers very often occupied land previously home to long-established peoples, designated as indigenous (also called "natives", "Aborigines" or, in the Americas
Americas
, "Indians")
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