Burnaby

city in British Columbia, Canada

Burnaby is a city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The population of Burnaby was 126,456 in 2011.[1] The mayor of Burnaby is Derek Corrigan.

City of Burnaby
Where Burnaby is located in Greater Vancouver Regional District
Where Burnaby is located in Greater Vancouver Regional District
Coordinates: Coordinates: 49°16′N 122°58′W / 49.267°N 122.967°W / 49.267; -122.967
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
RegionLower Mainland
Regional DistrictGreater Vancouver Regional District
Established1892
Government
 • MayorDerek Corrigan
 • MPsPeter Julian (NDP)
Kennedy Stewart (NDP)
 • MLAsRaj Chouhan (NDP), Richard Lee (Liberal), Kathy Corrigan (NDP), Jane Shin (NDP)
Area
 • Total90.61 km2 (34.98 sq mi)
Elevation
Sea level to 370 m (0–1,214 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total223,218
 • Density2,463.5/km2 (6,380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
Area code(s)604, 778
WebsiteCity of Burnaby Website

The city was named after Robert Burnaby, a legislator, speaker, Freemason and explorer.[2] The largest commercial mall in British Columbia, the Metropolis at Metrotown is located in Burnaby.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2011 Census Data". City of Burnaby. Retrieved 2014-2-10. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Burnaby: Origin Notes and History". GeoBC. Retrieved 2014-2-10. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Mall Information". Metropolis at Metrotown. Retrieved 2014-2-10. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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