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North Vancouver, British Columbia (District Municipality)

Canada is a country in the northern half of North America. It is the 2nd largest country in the world in area, after Russia, and has the longest coastline of any country in the world, being next to the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic Oceans. Canada has the highest mountain range in the whole world. Around 30 million people live in Canada's ten provinces and three territories. Ottawa is the capital of Canada.

The district of North Vancouver is a municipality in British Columbia. It is a suburb of Vancouver. It surrounds the city of north Vancouver on three sides. The district is bounded by the Capilano river to the west, Indian Arm to the east, Burrard Inlet to the south and the coast mountains to the north. Slightly over 200 years ago, the Spanish arrived, giving their name to Vancouver’s Spanish bank and in 1792, Captain George Vancouver explored the local shores. But it was not until 1862, that the first attempt was made to harvest the North Shore’s rich stands of timber, leading to fuller settlement of the area that later became North Vancouver.
The district of North Vancouver is separated from Vancouver by the Burrard Inlet. It could be accessed by the Lions' Gate bridge, the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing and the Seabus passenger ferry. The region sprawls in an east west direction across the mountain slopes and is characterized by rugged terrain, steep and winding roadways. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. The region enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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