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Fast facts about Nova Scotia

·    Average summer temperature is 20-25 degrees C

·    The main languages spoken in Nova Scotia are English and French

·    The size of Nova Scotia is over 52, 841 sq. km.

·    Nova Scotia’s coastline is 7,600 km

·    The bodies of water that touch the province are the Atlantic Ocean, Northumberland Strait, and the Bay of Fundy.

·    The population of Nova Scotia is 950,000 people and ranks 7th in Canada

·    Halifax has been the capital since the 1700’s

·    At 2:00AM on Sunday, April 15, 1923 all drivers on Nova Scotia roads switched from driving on the left side to driving on the right.

·    The schooner Bluenose, which appears on the back of the Canadian ten-cent piece (dime) and current Nova Scotia license plate was built in Lunenburg, a  town on the South Shore.



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