Halifax is the capital city of and the largest city in the of . The city's origins and rich maritime history derive from a strategic location and one of the world's great natural harbours.

Landmarks in the Area

Dalhousie University is a public research university in , Canada, with three campuses in , a fourth in Bible Hill, and medical teaching facilities in , . is situated 1½ km south of Halifax. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Scotiabank Centre is the largest multi-purpose facility in Atlantic Canada, located in the heart of downtown , Canada. Photo: Bryson109, Public domain.

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HMCS Sackville is a Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Canadian Navy and later served as a civilian research vessel. Photo: Bryson109, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Armdale is a neighbourhood of , , Canada. is situated 3 km west of Halifax.

The Hydrostone is a neighbourhood in the of the Halifax Peninsula in the Halifax Regional Municipality, , . is situated 2 km northwest of Halifax. Photo: Verne Equinox, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The North End of Halifax is a subdivision of , occupying the northern part of Halifax Peninsula immediately north of Downtown Halifax. Photo: Citobun, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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