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Information on the municipality of 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.

Update data

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

Demographics of Halifax

Name of Halifax’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants403 131 population1 / 14
Population density in Halifax73,4 pop/km² (190,2 pop/sq mi)

Halifax's administrative numbers

Halifax's municipality postcodeB3J 3A5

Halifax's administrative data

CountryCanada
ProvinceNova Scotia (Region's capital)
RegionHalifax

Information on the municipality of Halifax

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

Transportation modes in Halifax

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

Halifax's territory

Halifax's area549 035 hectares
5490,35 km² (2119,84 sq mi)
Halifax's 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

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

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 Halifax’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