West Vancouver

West Vancouver

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West Vancouver
District municipality
The Corporation of the District of West Vancouver[1]
Flag of West Vancouver
Flag
Coat of arms of West Vancouver
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): West Van
Location of West Vancouver in Metro Vancouver
Location of West Vancouver in Metro Vancouver
Coordinates: 49°22′0″N 123°10′0″WCoordinates: 49°22′0″N 123°10′0″W
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia
Region Lower Mainland
Regional district Metro Vancouver
Incorporated March 15, 1912
Government
 • Governing body West Vancouver District Council
 • Mayor Michael Smith
 • MLA Ralph Sultan (Capilano-Lib)
Jordan Sturdy (Garibaldi-Lib)
 • MP John Weston(Conservative)
Area
 • Total 87.26 km2 (33.69 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,224 m (4,016 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 44,000 [2]
 • Density 489.3/km2 (1,267/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 604, 778
Website West Vancouver

West Vancouver is a district municipality in the province of British Columbia, Canada. A member municipality of Metro Vancouver, the governing body of the Greater Vancouver Regional District, the municipality is northwest of the city ofVancouver on the northern side of English Bay and the southeast shore of Howe Sound, and is adjoined by the District of North Vancouver to its east. Together with the District of North Vancouver and City of North Vancouver, it is part of a local regional grouping referred to as the North Shore municipalities, or simply "The North Shore".

West Vancouver has a population of 42,694 (2011 census).[3] Cypress Provincial Park, mostly located within the municipal boundaries, was one of the venues for the 2010 Winter Olympics. West Vancouver was also named a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2006.[4] West Vancouver is also home of Canada's first shopping mall, Park Royal Shopping Centre,[5] and also of the Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, one of the main connecting points between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island.

 
West Vancouver (left side) as seen from Stanley Park

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$5,880,000
West Vancouver, BC
6
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6
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$7,880,000
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6
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6
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$729,000
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1
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1
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$7,338,000
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5
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4
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$2,998,000
West Vancouver, BC
4
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3
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