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Information on Halifax

The regional municipality of Halifax is located in the province of Nova Scotia. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the municipal building of Halifax at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the municipality’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.8 / 5 for Halifax by Municipality Canada the 29 March 2021

Halifax regional municipality HALL

Halifax office addressHalifaxMunicipal building Halifax
PO Box 1749

Halifax, NS, B3J 3A5
Halifax phone number(902) 490-4000
Fax number(902) 492-3175
Halifax emailLoading...
Halifax official websitehalifaxinfo.com
Mayor of HalifaxMike Savage

Demographics of Halifax

Name of Halifax inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population403 131 inhabitants1 / 14
Population density in Halifax73,4 pop/km² (190,2 pop/sq mi)

Halifax administrative numbers

Halifax regional municipality postcodeB3J 3A5

Halifax administrative data

ProvinceNova Scotia (Region's capital)

Information on Halifax

Cities twinned with Halifax
Japan HakodateMexico CampecheUnited States Norfolk
Namesake of Halifax
  • Halifax, England, Royaume-Uni
  • Halifax, Massachusetts, États-Unis
  • Halifax, North Carolina, États-Unis
  • Halifax, Pennsylvania, États-Unis
  • Halifax, Vermont, États-Unis
  • Halifax, Virginia, États-Unis
Natural parksHalifax isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Halifax

Halifax Stanfield International Airport 21.6 km
Greenwood Airport 111.5 km
Aéroport de Kattiniq-Donaldson 114.6 km

Halifax territory

Halifax area549 035 hectares
5490,35 km² (2119,84 sq mi)
Halifax altitude55 Altitude metres
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 44.6911
Longitude: -63.5669
Latitude: 44° 41' 28'' North
Longitude: 63° 34' 1'' West
Time zone
UTC -4:00 (America/Halifax)
Summer time : UTC -3:00
Winter time : UTC -4:00
Local time

Distance between Halifax and other main cities and towns

Toronto : 1261 kmMontreal : 797 kmCalgary : 3759 km
Ottawa : 956 kmEdmonton : 3687 kmMississauga : 1288 km
Winnipeg : 2577 kmVancouver : 4431 kmBrampton : 1296 km
Hamilton : 1314 kmQuebec : 639 km closestSurrey : 4417 km
Laval : 805 kmLondon : 1430 kmMarkham : 1251 km
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Hotel offers in Halifax

Leisure and activities in Halifax surrounding area

Birch Cove BeachRainbow Haven
Lawrencetown Beach
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada
Shubie ParkHalifax Public Gardens
Military architecture
Prince of Wales Tower National Historic Site of CanadaFort McNab National Historic Site of Canada