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|Vancouver City Facts|
|Total Area||44.39 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||49.2505° N, 123.1119° W|
|Time Zome||Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5)|
|Area Code||(604, 778), Canada (+1)|
|Major Religion||Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery, Beaty Biodiversity Museum, Contemporary Art Gallery, Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Vancouver Maritime Museum|
|Universities||University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Fairleigh Dickinson University|
|Tourist Places of Attractions
While touring Vancouver, the eighth most populated city in Canada, a detailed Vancouver City Map is what visitors need. A comprehensive map of Vancouver City will highlight important roads, tourist attractions, hotels, parks and gardens, golf courses, theaters, and airports in the city. It also shows Trans Canada Highway moving through the city.
About Vancouver City Map
Situated on the Burrard Peninsula, the city of Vancouver is in the middle of Burrard creek in the north and the Fraser River in the south. The Vancouver Island guards the Strait of Georgia from the Pacific Ocean in the west. The city sprawls an area of 44 sq miles (114 km2), which incorporates both plains and mountainous areas. The city comes under the Pacific Maritime Ecozone and the Pacific Time Zone (UTC−8).
Given below is a list of places you will get to see on a Vancouver City Map:
Economy: Vancouver, one of nation's largest industrial centers is the headquarters of forest product and mining companies. The Port of Vancouver contributes much to the city's economy by receiving more than $43 billion on trade with over 90 countries.
The city is also an important center for software development, biotechnology and film industry. The city is a major tourist destination. It has a very fast growing economy especially in the areas of high-tech, tourism, financial services, film production, education and natural resources.
Tourist Attractions: Internationally renowned for its beautiful scenery, Vancouver is considered as a major tourist visited place. Stanley Park, one of North America's largest urban parks is a place where tourists come along with their children. The major attractions of the city are Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Museum, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Alexandra Park, Lynn Canyon Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, Brockton Point at Stanley Park, Second Beach at Stanley Park, Third Beach at Stanley Park, The Lookout at Harbor Center, Granville Island, Canada Place, Robson Square, Vancouver Public Library, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Gastown Steam Clock, Harbour Cruises, Imax at Canada Place, Omnimax Theatre at Science World, Pacific Space Center, Science World and Vancouver Aquarium. The city also offers world class hotels like The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver Pacific Palisades Hotel, Pan Pacific Vancouver, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, Wedgewood Hotel & Spa and Hotel Es Moli that provides tailor made reception to its guests.
Last Updated On : March 12, 2013