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Halifax ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}), legally the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The metropolitan area had a population of 414,400 in 2014 with 297,943 in the urban area centred around Halifax Harbour.<ref name="2011populationcentre">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996; Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and the Municipality of Halifax County.

Halifax is considered a global city<ref name="GaWC">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and is a major economic centre in eastern Canada with a large concentration of government services and private sector companies. Major employers and economic generators include the Department of National Defence, Dalhousie University, the Halifax Shipyard, various levels of government, and the Port of Halifax. Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry and natural gas extraction are major resource industries found in the rural areas of the municipality. Halifax was ranked by MoneySense magazine as the fourth best place to live in Canada for 2012,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> placed first on a list of "large cities by quality of life" and placed second in a list of "large cities of the future", both conducted by fDi Magazine for North and South American cities.<ref>American Cities Of The Future 2011/12 Winners PDF file from www.fDiIntelligence.com</ref> Additionally, Halifax has consistently placed in the top 10 for business friendliness of North and South American cities, as conducted by fDi Magazine.<ref>[1] PDF file</ref>


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Halifax ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}), legally the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The metropolitan area had a population of 414,400 in 2014 with 297,943 in the urban area centred around Halifax Harbour.<ref name="2011populationcentre">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996; Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and the Municipality of Halifax County.

Halifax is considered a global city<ref name="GaWC">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and is a major economic centre in eastern Canada with a large concentration of government services and private sector companies. Major employers and economic generators include the Department of National Defence, Dalhousie University, the Halifax Shipyard, various levels of government, and the Port of Halifax. Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry and natural gas extraction are major resource industries found in the rural areas of the municipality. Halifax was ranked by MoneySense magazine as the fourth best place to live in Canada for 2012,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> placed first on a list of "large cities by quality of life" and placed second in a list of "large cities of the future", both conducted by fDi Magazine for North and South American cities.<ref>American Cities Of The Future 2011/12 Winners PDF file from www.fDiIntelligence.com</ref> Additionally, Halifax has consistently placed in the top 10 for business friendliness of North and South American cities, as conducted by fDi Magazine.<ref>[1] PDF file</ref>


Halifax, Nova Scotia sections
Intro  History   Cityscape and landscape   Culture  Geography  Climate  Demographics  Economy  Government  Education  Transportation  Sister cities  Notable Haligonians  See also  Notes  References  Further reading  External links  

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