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VANCOUVER (présentation de la ville)

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« VANCOUVER Mbamultimedia .com Vancouver is located on the coast in the south-west corner of British Columbia in the most westerly province of Canada. - Vancouver is the 8th largest Canadian Municipality, the 3rd largest urban area in the country, and the most populous in Western Canada. - They are 631 486 inhabitants in 2016, 52% of residents have a mother tongue other than English.

It's the 23st most populous city in North America. - The flag of Vancouver it features a white field with 5 wavy blue barralets and a green pentagon on the hoist side surmonted by a gold shield with the city badge, which consists of a mural crown with crossed axe and paddle. - It’s climate is marked by mild, wet winters and moderately hot summers.

Temperatures range from hights of 70°F (22°) in August to lows of 30°F (0.8°C) in December.

The city’s distance from the water and mountains results in constantly changing weather conditions. - To go in Vancouver, you can take the plane, the train, the bus, the car and the boat, and to visit the city, you can take the taxi, the car, on foot, the bicycle, the bus, the metro, the seabus ferry and the Skytrain… Historical background : - The presence of people in what is know as the Lower Mainland of British Columbia dates back 8 000 to 10 000 years, when the glaciers of the last ice age began to disappear.

The area, know to first nation as S’olh Téméxw, has archaeological evidence of a seasonal camp near the Fraser River dating back to that time. - Canada’s Aboriginal peoples on the Pacific Northwest coast were the original inhabitants of what is now know as Vancouver.

These aboriginal people were the First Nations, Inuit and Metis. - The first Europeans to explore the area were Spanish Captain José Maria Narvaez in 1791, and British Navy Captain George Vancouver in 1792. The area was not settled by Europeans until almost a century.... »


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