Vancouver is a seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Vancouver Location Map
Where is Vancouver Located?
Vancouver City is located in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, West Canada. The city has coastal location at Eastern Pacific Ocean. The city was first time explored by the British Captain George Vancouver, and hence the name of city has been given after explorer's name.
Along with the metropolitan area, Vancouver is the third-largest city in Canada. The city is the largest and most populous city in the south-western Canada. In 1886, the city has been incorporated and in the passage of time it has experienced tremendous growth. The evolution of railways and sea-port in the city has changed the scenario of Vancouver.
So, the economy of the city depends upon the various sectors including forestry, tourism, software development, biotechnology etc. In addition, Vancouver is the third largest film production center in entire North America; the other two are - first one is Los Angeles and second one is New York City. In terms of most livable city, Vancouver has good position. The city remains center for the many events and international games.
Places to See in Vancouver
|Stanley Park||Science World||Museum of Vancouver||Granville Island Public Market|
|Capilano Suspension Bridge Park||Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese||Gastown Steam Clock||Cleveland Dam|
|Queen Elizabeth Park||Museum of Anthropology||Kitsilano Beach||FlyOver Canada|
|Granville Island||Vancouver Art Gallery||Lions Gate Bridge||Burnaby Village Museum|
|Vancouver Aquarium||Robson Street||Vancouver Lookout||John Hendry Park|
|Grouse Mountain||Vancouver Seawall||Playland at the PNE||Capilano River Regional Park|
|Canada Place||Bloedel Conservatory||Jericho Beach Park||Richmond Night Market|
|Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge||Cypress Mountain||Lighthouse Park | West Vancouver||Vanier Park|
|English Bay||Harbour Centre||English Bay Beach||Totem Poles|
|VanDusen Botanical Garden||False Creek||Sunset Beach Park|
Vancouver City Canada - Quick Facts
|Vancouver Coordinates||49.2827° N, 123.1207° W|
|Incorporated||April 6, 1886|
|Area of Toronto||114.97 km2 (44.39 sq mi)|
|Vancouver Population (2016 Census)||631,486 (8th)|
|Vancouver Time zone||UTC−08:00 (PST) | Summer UTC−07:00 (PDT)|
|Postal code span||V5K - V6T, V6Z, V7X - V7Y|
|Area codes||604, 778, 236, 672|
|Vancouver Major airports||Vancouver International Airport|
|Vancouver Highways||Hwy 7, Hwy 1A, Hwy 7A, Hwy 99|
|Vancouver Climate||Oceanic or marine west coast|