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Information about Halifax

The municipality of Halifax is located in the state of Nova Scotia. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Halifax City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’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’s Administration

Address of Halifax municipal buildingHalifaxMunicipal building Halifax
PO Box 1749

Halifax, NS, B3J 3A5
Canada

Work+1 902-490-4000
Fax+1 902-492-3175
municipal building phone number(902) 490-4000
International: +1 902-490-4000
municipal building fax number(902) 492-3175
International: +1 902-492-3175
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Halifax NS official websitehalifaxinfo.com
Halifax mayorMike Savage

Halifax town demography

Name of Halifax town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants403 131 population1 / 14
Halifax town population density73,4 pop/km² (190,2 pop/sq mi)

Halifax town administrative number

Halifax town postcodeB3J 3A5

Halifax town administrative data

CountryCanada
ProvinceNova Scotia (Region's capital)
RegionHalifax

Information about Halifax

Cities twinned with Halifax
Japan HakodateMexico CampecheUnited States Norfolk
Natural parkHalifax isn't a part of any natural park

Transport modes in Halifax

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

Halifax town territory

Halifax town area549 035 hectares
5490,35 km² (2119,84 sq mi)
Halifax town 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 country’s main cities

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

Hotel offers in Halifax

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Nearby hotel : Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Halifax - Dartmouth
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Halifax - Dartmouth
Address : 65 Cromarty Drive 163
Steps from the Dartmouth Crossing shopping complex and a short drive from Halifax, this hotel in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia offers guestrooms with free high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs.
Nearby hotel : Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake
Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake
Address : 88 Chain Lake Drive : 109 C$ / 0 C$ - 118
The Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake hotel is located in the Bayer's Lake Business Park and shopping district, just five minutes away from Exhibition Park and Granite Springs.
Nearby hotel : Mount Saint Vincent University
Mount Saint Vincent University
Address : 166 Bedford Highway : 0 C$ / 0 C$ - 369
Located on the Mount Saint Vincent University campus, this property provides free Wi-Fi and a full kitchen, which includes a microwave, fridge and stove. Halifax International Airport is 33 km away.
Nearby hotel : Comfort Inn Dartmouth
Comfort Inn Dartmouth
Address : 456 Windmill Road : 90 C$ / 120 C$ - 80
This hotel is 3 miles from Dartmouth Crossing, which features shopping. This hotel offers a business center and free Wi-Fi in every room. Rooms at the Comfort Inn Dartmouth are equipped with a microwave and hairdryer.
Nearby hotel : Coastal Inn Dartmouth
Coastal Inn Dartmouth
Address : 379 Windmill Road : 87 C$ / 111 C$ - 56
A short drive from downtown Halifax, this Dartmouth, Nova Scotia hotel offers comfortable rooms all featuring kitchenettes and provides easy access to area attractions, including the Halifax Casino.

Halifax town’s surrounding area

in the territory and around the Halifax town
Sheppards Island 3.6 km
Island
Turple Head 3.6 km
Point
Bills Island 3.7 km
Island
Wrights Point 3.8 km
Point
Navy Island 4.1 km
Island
Stevens Rock 4.3 km
Rock
Rent Point 4.7 km
Point
Caribou Rock 5.9 km
Rock
Shaffelburgh Hill 6.4 km
Hill
Shaffelburgh Rocks 6.8 km
Rocks
Sherwood Point 6.8 km
Point
Eagle Nest 7.4 km
Cliff(s)
Wellesley Rock 7.5 km
Rock
Rocky Bluff 7.5 km
Cliff(s)
Chicken Rocks 7.8 km
Rocks
Downey Bluff 7.9 km
Cliff(s)
Partridge Point 8 km
Point
Spruce Island 8.1 km
Island
Western Ledges 8.2 km
Rocks
Crosby Island 8.3 km
Island
Canadian Forces Base Shearwater 8.3 km
Military base
McNabs Island 10.9 km
Island
Osborne Head 14.5 km
Headland
Half Island Point 20.8 km
Point
Chebucto Head 21.6 km
Headland
Sambro Island 28.7 km
Island
Mosher Island 30.2 km
Island
Grampus Island 30.2 km
Island
Boutilier Point 31 km
Point
Bautillier Point 31 km
Point
Betty Island 31.2 km
Island
Betty Island 31.2 km
Island
Brig Point 32.8 km
Point
Petpeswick Head 33 km
Cape
  

Leisure and activities in the Halifax town’s surrounding area

Beach
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