Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is part of , . As a region, it includes the Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia. It is often referred to by the locals as simply 'The Island'.
Photo: NASA, Public domain.

Popular Destinations

is the capital of the province of , , near the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

With coastline on two sides and mountains in the middle, is a popular vacation and recreation area on Vancouver Island. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in Vancouver Island. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the central hub city of Vancouver Island in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


The are the Canadian islands between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia in the Strait of Georgia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The are a group of sparsely populated islands in the Discovery Passage between Vancouver Island and the mainland of . Photo: gerrythomasen, CC BY 2.0.

is the more remote, northern part of Vancouver Island. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a national park reserve on Vancouver Island in , . Photo: Burtonpe, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Vancouver Island

Latitude of center
49.7155° or 49° 42' 55.7" north
Longitude of center
-125.7275° or 125° 43' 39.1" west
1128 metres (3701 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Vancouver-eiland
  • Arabic: Vancouver
  • Arabic: جزيرة فانكوفر
  • Armenian: Վանկուվեր
  • Asturian: Islla de Vancouver
  • Azerbaijani: Vankuver (ada)
  • Azerbaijani: Vankuver
  • Basque: Vancouver
  • Basque: Vancouver uhartea
  • Belarusian: Ванкувер
  • Belarusian: Ванкувэр
  • Breton: Enez Vancouver
  • Bulgarian: Ванкувър
  • Burmese: ဗန်ကူးဗားကျွန်း
  • Catalan: Illa Vancouver
  • Catalan: Illa de Vancouver
  • Catalan: Vancouver
  • Catalan: illa de Vancouver
  • Cebuano: Vancouver Island
  • Chinese: Vancouver Tó
  • Chinese: 温哥华岛
  • Chinese: 溫哥華島
  • Croatian: Vancouver
  • Czech: Vancouver
  • Danish: Vancouver Island
  • Dutch: Vancouver-eiland
  • Dutch: Vancouver
  • Dutch: Vancouver Island
  • Dutch: Vancouver eiland
  • Dutch: Vancouvereiland
  • Esperanto: Insulo Vankuvero
  • Esperanto: Vankuvera Insulo
  • Estonian: Vancouveri saar
  • Finnish: Vancouver Island
  • Finnish: Vancouverinsaari
  • French: Ile de Vancouver
  • French: Île Vancouver
  • French: Île de Vancouver
  • French: île de Vancouver
  • Galician: Illa de Vancouver
  • Georgian: ვანკუვერი
  • German: Vancouver-Insel
  • German: Vancouver Island
  • Greek: Νήσος Βανκούβερ
  • Hakka Chinese: Vancouver-tó
  • Hausa: Vancouver-tó
  • Hebrew: האי ונקובר
  • Hebrew: ונקובר
  • Hebrew: ונקובר איילנד
  • Hungarian: Vancouver-sziget
  • Icelandic: Vancouvereyja
  • Ido: Insulo Vancouver
  • Indonesian: Pulau Vancouver
  • Irish: Oileán Vancouver
  • Italian: Isola Vancouver
  • Italian: Vancouver Island
  • Italian: isola di Vancouver
  • Japanese: バンクーバー島
  • Japanese: ヴァンクーバー島
  • Japanese: ヴァンクーヴァー島
  • Kazakh: Vankwver aralı
  • Kazakh: Ванкувер аралы
  • Kazakh: ۆانكۋۆەر ارالى
  • Korean: 밴쿠버섬
  • Latin: Insula Vancuverium
  • Latvian: Vankūvera
  • Lithuanian: Vankuverio sala
  • Lithuanian: Vankūverio sala
  • Macedonian: Ванкувер
  • Malayalam: വാൻകൂവർ ദ്വീപ്
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vancouver Tó
  • Norwegian: Vancouver Island
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vancouver Island
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vancouverøya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vancouver-øya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vancouver Island
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Øya Vancouver
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illa de Vancouver
  • Persian: جزیره ونکوور
  • Persian: جزیرهٔ ونکوور
  • Polish: Vancouver
  • Portuguese: Ilha Vancouver
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Vancouver
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Vancôver
  • Romanian: Insula Vancouver
  • Romanian: Vancouver Island
  • Russian: Vancouver
  • Russian: Ванкувер (остров)
  • Russian: Ванкувер
  • Russian: Остров Ванкувер
  • Russian: остров Ванкувер
  • Serbian: Vancouver Island
  • Serbian: Vankuver
  • Serbian: Ванкувер
  • Serbian: Острво Ванкувер
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vancouver
  • Slovak: Vancouverov ostrov
  • Slovenian: Vancouvrov otok
  • Spanish: Isla Vancouver
  • Spanish: Isla de Quadra
  • Spanish: Isla de Vancouver
  • Spanish: Vancouver
  • Swahili: Kisiwa Vancouver
  • Swedish: Vancouver Island
  • Swedish: Vancouverön
  • Swedish: Île de Vancouver
  • Tamil: வான்கூவர் தீவு
  • Turkish: Vancouver Adası
  • Ukrainian: Ванкувер
  • Uzbek: Vankuver
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Vancouver
  • Waray (Philippines): Isla han Vancouver
  • Waray (Philippines): Puro han Vancouver
  • Waray (Philippines): Purô han Vancouver
  • Waray (Philippines): Vancouver
  • Waray (Philippines): Vancouver Island
  • Waray (Philippines): Vancuouver
  • Welsh: Ynys Vancouver
  • Western Frisian: Vancouvereilân
  • Wu Chinese: 温哥华岛
  • Yue Chinese: 溫哥華島
  • Isola di Vancouver
  • Vancouver-eyja

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