What Is the Population of Halifax, Nova Scotia?


Quick Answer

As of the 2014 population census, the population of Halifax, Nova Scotia is 414,400. The population of Halifax has continued to grow over the last decade and is expected to continue to increase over the next several years.

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Halifax is the 14th most populous city in Canada, just behind Laval, Quebec and ahead of London, Ontario. As the capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax is the largest city in the Maritime provinces. Metropolitan Halifax is home to Citadel Hill, Halifax Harbour, and Pier 21, an historically significant immigration port. Halifax has a large student population as it is home to Dalhousie University, St. Mary's University, Mount Saint Vincent University.

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