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Halifax Regional Municipality is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The municipality is commonly called Halifax or HRM.
The population of Halifax in 2010 was 403,188 giving the municipality the largest urban area in Atlantic Canada and largest population centre in Canada east of Quebec City.
Halifax serves as the business, banking, government and cultural centre for the Maritime region. The municipality has a growing concentration of manufacturing industries and is becoming a major multi-modal transportation hub through growth at the port, the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, and improving rail and highway connections.
Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry and natural gas extraction are major resource industries found in the rural areas of HRM. Within HRM, the two container terminals located in the south and north ends of the city provide employment and economic benefits through the thousands of containers they handle daily.
Halifax is a popular tourist destination; it combines the international essence of a major port city and naval base, with the youthful vibe of a university town, and the culture and heritage of one of Canada’s most historic communities. It offers something for everyone with its wide array of festivals and events, museums, historic sites and so much more. Sitting on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, Halifax is a popular destination with sailors and landlubbers alike.
Halifax is home to all types of housing including houses that date back to the city's beginnings and new modern houses and condo projects.
In many parts of the city older homes have been uppdated and renovated keeping the architecture and styles of the time alive.
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