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Where is Newfoundland

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As shown on the world map that Newfoundland is Canadian island which is situated at the eastern coast of North America.
In the satellite view of Newfoundland map, the island is highlighted in red color. It is the 16th largest island in the world which is covered by forest, rivers, lakes, and marshes.

Newfoundland is originally called as Terra Nova meaning New Land. First time, the island was discovered by John Cabot an Italian fellow in 1497. At the time of discovery, Cabot was working for England on contract. Since then, it was the overseas territory of England until 1949.

Newfoundland and Labrador is the youngest province of Canada. However, large percentage of people living there are the descendants of England and Ireland people. The capital city of the province Newfoundland and Labrador is Sant John's which is situated at south-eastern coast of the island.

Moreover, map of Newfoundland illustrating its position on the world map is an economically potential region for the Canada because of having extensive fishing area.

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