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Moncton

city in New Brunswick, Canada

Moncton /ˈmʌŋktən/ is a Canadian city in Westmorland County in southeastern New Brunswick. Moncton is the largest city in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, and the second largest in the maritime provinces.

Moncton
From top left: Moncton skyline at night, the Capitol Theatre, Magic Mountain Water Park, Centennial Park, and Downtown Moncton at dusk
From top left: Moncton skyline at night, the Capitol Theatre, Magic Mountain Water Park, Centennial Park, and Downtown Moncton at dusk
Nickname(s): 
Hub City
Motto(s): 
Resurgo
(Latin: I rise again)
CountryCanada Canada
Province New Brunswick
CountyWestmorland
ParishMoncton Parish
First settled1733
Founded1766
Incorporated1855, 1875
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorGeorge LeBlanc
 • Governing BodyMoncton City Council
 • MPRobert Goguen
 • MLAsJohn Betts
Marie-Claude Blais
Chris Collins
Susan Stultz
Area
 • City141.17 km2 (54.51 sq mi)
 • Urban
146 km2 (56 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,406 km2 (929 sq mi)
Highest elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1][2][3][4]
 • City69,074 rank (79th)
 • Density473.1/km2 (1,233.5/sq mi)
 • Urban
107,086 rank (27th)
 • Metro
138,644 rank (29th)
 • Metro density57.6/km2 (149.2/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Monctonian
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (ADT)
Canadian Postal code
Area code(s)506
NTS Map021I02
GNBC CodeDADHJ
Websitewww.moncton.ca

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population and dwelling counts, for urban areas, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and dwelling counts, for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
  4. "2006 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. 2006. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
  5. "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada". Weatherbase. Retrieved 2007-06-26.