Vancouver (i/væŋˈkuːvər/ or /vænˈkuːvər/) officially the City of Vancouver, is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada.
The 2011 census recorded 603,502 people in the city, making it the eighth largest Canadian municipality. The Greater Vancouver area of around 2.4 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country, the second largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the most populous in Western Canada. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its residents have a first language other than English. Vancouver is classed as a Beta global city. The City of Vancouver encompasses a land area of about 114 square kilometres, giving it a population density of about 5,249 people per square kilometre (13,590 per square mile). Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality, and the fourth most densely populated city with over 250,000 residents in North America, behind New York City, San Francisco, and Mexico City.
Vancouver was a steam-run bark built and operated by the Hudson's Bay Company to serve on the route between London, England and Fort Victoria on Vancouver Island in what is now the province of British Columbia, Canada. Other vessels committed to the route were Columbia and Cowlitz, but Vancouver was the first of the three to enter Victoria harbour, and the first vessel to sail directly from England to enter that port, in 1845. Other vessels in the company's service were Nereid and Cadboro.
Vancouver was 324 tons burthen, and had six guns and a crew of 24 men.
This page is a listing of federal and provincial electoral districts located in the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, and for ridings which include the name Vancouver in their title, including those on Vancouver Island among which was the original first-use of the riding-name Vancouver. For ridings in any of the suburbs other than North Vancouver and West Vancouver, please see New Westminster (electoral districts) (all other Lower Mainland ridings are descendants of the original New Westminster riding. Vancouver Island ridings not including the name "Vancouver" can be found on Vancouver Island (electoral districts).
Not in the City of Vancouver: