Lower Mainland

The Lower Mainland is in , . The official tourist information site calls the area "Vancouver, Coast and Mountains". The term "lower mainland" has different meanings; for some people it is equivalent to a "Greater Vancouver", while others include everything out to or even in the east.

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occupies a pretty enviable spot in the world. Photo: Mfield, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a mostly suburban area across the Burrard Inlet from downtown . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a suburb of . It was incorporated in 1892 and achieved City status in 1992. Photo: Kenny Louie, CC BY 2.0.

The is a local regional grouping of northern suburban areas of where dense urban meets dramatic tall mountains. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is an agricultural region of the Lower Mainland of , . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are a group of municipalities to the east of in the Lower Mainland of , . Photo: Kenny Louie, CC BY 2.0.

The are a group of municipalities to the south of in the Lower Mainland of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The region stretches from the up the east side of Howe Sound to , the gateway to 's magnificent alpine country of forests, lakes, and year round world class outdoor activities. Photo: gotovan, CC BY 2.0.

The , named for its 2,400 hours of annual sunshine, is north-west of , a 40 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in the . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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