British Columbia

British Columbia is a western province of , between the Pacific Ocean, and the Rocky Mountains. British Columbia is about four times the size of Great Britain with 4.6 million inhabitants.
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occupies a pretty enviable spot in the world. Photo: Mfield, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is part of British Columbia, . Photo: Adam63, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is in British Columbia, . The official tourist information site calls the area "Vancouver, Coast and Mountains". Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a region in the central interior of British Columbia, . Photo: Accuruss, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a large region in British Columbia, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a vast region covering most of the northern half of the province of British Columbia in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a sparsely populated region in the central interior and coast of British Columbia, with beautiful scenery, endless outdoor opportunities, and a fascinating gold rush history.

British Columbia

Latitude of center
55.0013° or 55° 0' 4.5" north
Longitude of center
-125.0024° or 125° 0' 8.8" west
Population
4,400,000
Abbreviation
BC
Elevation
714 metres (2343 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 305700699
Geo­Names ID
5909050
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Brits-Columbië
  • Albanian: Kolumbia Britanike
  • Amharic: ብሪቲሽ ኮለምቢያ
  • Arabic: British Columbia
  • Arabic: كولومبيا البريطانية
  • Armenian: Բրիտանական Կոլումբիա
  • Asturian: Columbia Británica
  • Azerbaijani: Britaniya Kolumbiyası
  • Bashkir: Британ Колумбияһы
  • Basque: Brita Kolumbio
  • Basque: Britainiar Kolunbia
  • Basque: Columbia Britainiarra
  • Bavarian: British Columbia
  • Belarusian: Брытанская Калумбія
  • Belarusian: Брытанская Калюмбія
  • Belarusian: Правінцыя Брытанская Калумбія
  • Bengali: ব্রিটিশ কলাম্বিয়া
  • Bosnian: Britanska Kolumbija
  • Breton: British Columbia
  • Breton: Kolombia Vreizhveuriat
  • Bulgarian: Британска Колумбия
  • Burmese: ဗြိတိသျှ ကိုလံဘီယာ ပြည်နယ်
  • Catalan: Colúmbia Britànica
  • Cebuano: British Columbia
  • Central Kurdish: ھەرێمی بریتش کۆلۆمبیا
  • Cherokee: ᏈᏗᏏ ᎪᎸᎻᏈᎢᎠ
  • Chinese: British Columbia
  • Chinese: 不列顛哥倫比亞
  • Chinese: 不列顛哥倫比亞省
  • Chinese: 不列颠哥伦比亚
  • Chinese: 不列颠哥伦比亚省
  • Chinese: 卑詩省
  • Chinese: 英屬哥倫比亞殖民地
  • Cornish: Kolombi Bredennek
  • Corsican: British Columbia
  • Corsican: Culumbia Britannica
  • Croatian: Britanska Kolumbija
  • Czech: Britská Kolumbie
  • Danish: British Columbia
  • Danish: Britisk Columbia
  • Dimli (individual language): Kolombiyay Britanya
  • Dutch: BC
  • Dutch: British Columbia
  • Dutch: Brits-Columbia
  • Egyptian Arabic: كولومبيا البريطانيه
  • English: B.C.
  • English: BC
  • Esperanto: BC
  • Esperanto: Brita Kolumbio
  • Estonian: Briti Columbia
  • Faroese: British Columbia
  • Finnish: BC
  • Finnish: British Columbia
  • Finnish: Brittiläinen Kolumbia
  • French: British Columbia
  • French: Colombie-Britannique
  • Galician: Columbia Británica - British Columbia
  • Galician: Columbia Británica
  • Georgian: ბრიტანეთის კოლუმბია
  • German: BC
  • German: Britisch-Kolumbien
  • German: British Columbia
  • Greek: Βρετανική Κολομβία
  • Guarani: Kolumbia Vyretañagua
  • Gujarati: બ્રિટિશ કોલમ્બિયા
  • Hakka Chinese: British Columbia
  • Hausa: British Columbia
  • Hebrew: קולומביה הבריטית
  • Hindi: ब्रिटिश कोलंबिया
  • Hindi: ब्रिटिश कोलम्बिया
  • Hungarian: Brit Columbia
  • Hungarian: Brit Kolumbia
  • Icelandic: Breska Kólumbía
  • Ido: British Columbia
  • Indonesian: British Columbia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Columbia Britannic
  • Interlingue: British Colombia
  • Irish: An Cholóim Bhriotanach
  • Italian: British Columbia
  • Italian: Columbia Britannica
  • Japanese: ブリティッシュコロンビア州
  • Japanese: 英領コロンビア州
  • Javanese: British Columbia
  • Kalaallisut: Britisk Columbia
  • Kannada: ಬ್ರಿಟಿಷ್‌‌ ಕೊಲಂಬಿಯಾ
  • Kazakh: Британдық Колумбия
  • Korean: 브리티시컬럼비아
  • Korean: 브리티시컬럼비아 주
  • Korean: 브리티시컬럼비아주
  • Korean: 영국컬럼비아
  • Kurdish: Kolumbiya Brîtanî
  • Ladino: British Kolombiya
  • Ladino: Kolombia Britanika
  • Latin: Columbia Britannica
  • Latvian: Britu Kolumbija
  • Ligurian: Combia Britannega
  • Ligurian: Cómbia Britannega
  • Limburgan: Brits-Columbia
  • Lingua Franca Nova: British Columbia
  • Literary Chinese: 不列顛哥倫比亞
  • Lithuanian: Britų Kolumbija
  • Lombard: Columbia Britanega
  • Luxembourgish: British Columbia
  • Macedonian: Британска Колумбија
  • Malay: British Columbia
  • Malayalam: ബ്രിട്ടീഷ് കൊളംബിയ
  • Malayalam: ബ്രിട്ടീഷ് കൊളമ്പിയ
  • Manx: Yn Cholombey Ghoaldagh
  • Marathi: ब्रिटिश कोलंबिया
  • Min Dong Chinese: British Columbia
  • Min Nan Chinese: British Columbia
  • Mingrelian: ბრიტანეთიშ კოლუმბია
  • Mongolian: Бритиш Коламбиа
  • Northern Frisian: British Columbia
  • Norwegian: Britisk Columbia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Britisk Columbia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Britisk Columbia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Colómbia Britanica
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܘܠܘܡܒܝܐ ܒܪܝܛܝܬܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Bryttisc Columbia
  • Ossetian: Британийы Колумби
  • Pampanga: British Columbia
  • Panjabi: ਬਰੀਟੀਸ਼ ਕੋਲੰਬਿਆ
  • Panjabi: ਬ੍ਰਿਟਿਸ਼ ਕੋਲੰਬੀਆ
  • Papiamento: British Columbia
  • Persian: بریتیش کلمبیا
  • Piemontese: Columbia Britànica
  • Polish: Kolumbia Brytyjska
  • Portuguese: Colúmbia Britânica
  • Quechua: British Columbia pruwinsya
  • Romanian: Columbia Britanică
  • Russia Buriat: Британиин Колумби
  • Russian: Британская Колумбия
  • Samogitian: Brėtu Kolumbėjė
  • Sardinian: Colùmbia Britànnica
  • Scots: Breetish Columbie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Columbia Bhreatannach
  • Serbian: Британска Колумбија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Britanska Kolumbija
  • Silesian: Brytyjsko Kolůmbijo
  • Sinhala: බ්‍රිටිෂ් කොලොම්බියා
  • Slovak: Britská Kolumbia
  • Slovenian: Britanska Kolumbija
  • Spanish: Columbia Britanica
  • Spanish: Columbia Británica
  • Swahili: British Kolumbia
  • Swedish: BC
  • Swedish: British Columbia
  • Swedish: Brittiska Columbia
  • Swedish: Brittiska Kolumbien
  • Tagalog: British Columbia
  • Tamil: பிரிட்டிசு கொலம்பியா
  • Tamil: பிரிட்டிஷ் கொலம்பியா
  • Tatar: Британия Колумбиясе
  • Telugu: బ్రిటిష్ కొలంబియా
  • Thai: รัฐบริติชโคลัมเบีย
  • Turkish: Britanya Kolumbiyası
  • Uighur: Britani Kolumbiye
  • Ukrainian: Британська Колумбія
  • Urdu: برٹش کولمبیا
  • Uzbek: Britaniya Kolumbiyasi
  • Venetian: British Columbia
  • Venetian: Cołonbia Britànica
  • Vietnamese: British Columbia
  • Volapük: British Columbia
  • Võro: Briti Columbia
  • Waray (Philippines): British Columbia
  • Welsh: British Columbia
  • Western Frisian: Britsk-Kolumbia
  • Western Panjabi: برطانوی کولمبیا
  • Western Panjabi: برٹش کولمبیا
  • Wu Chinese: 不列颠哥伦比亚省
  • Yiddish: בריטישע קאלומביע
  • Yue Chinese: 卑詩省
  • Breska-Kólumbía
  • بریتش کۆلۆمبیا

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