Halifax is our capital city, which was one of the first colonies settled in Canada in 1749.
Our provincial bird is the Osprey, our flower the Mayflower and our tree the Red Spruce.
The area of Nova Scotia is 55,487 square km and the
coastline equals 7,459 km.
The province is joined to the mainland by
only 21 km of landand you are never more
than 45 km from the sea. Nova
Scotia has the most temperate climate in Canada.
Our main industries are
fishing, farming, mining, and tourism.