(Nova Scotia is on the East Coast of Maine

Nova Scotia is one of eastern Canada's Maritime provinces on the Atlantic. Consisting of a peninsula and offshore islands, it's home to puffins and seals, and popular for water sports like kayaking. The Bay of Fundy, with its famously extreme tides, is a whale-watching destination. Halifax, the capital, dominated by the star-shaped Citadel, is known for its lively waterfront and Victorian-era Public Gardens.
  • Capital - The capital is Halifax Regional Municipality.

  • Largest City - The largest city in Nova Scotia is Halifax Regional Municipality.

  • Total Population - The total population of Nova Scotia is 942,926 as of April 1st 2015.

  • Natural Resources - The Natural Resources in Nova Scotia are coal and natural gas.

  • Climate Zone - The climate zone that Nova Scotia is in is Humid Continental.

  • Vegetation Zone - The vegetation zone that Nova Scotia is in is Mixed Forest.\

  • Land Use - The land use in Nova Scotia is Forestry and Commercial Fishing

  • Unique Physical Features - Some unique physical features in Nova Scotia are capes, islands, and bays (Bay of Fundy).

  • Major Languages - The percentages of Nova Scotia's main languages are 89.5% English, 0.1% French, Both 10.3%, Neither 0.2%

  • Interesting Attractions - Some main attractions found in Nova Scotia are the Bay of Fundy, the cool thing about it is that you can go whale watching, awesome! The Bay of Fundy is one of the 7 wonders of North America, and there is also the Neptune Theater, great movies. The last one is the Halifax Citadel and it's public gardens.

  • The Flag and what it symbolizes -

    The Nova Scotia flag symbolizes St. Andrew's colors in reverse, white blue and a yellow shield with a red dragon in the middle.
  • Fun Facts:

  1. Motto- One defends and the other conquers
  2. Flower- Mayflower
  3. Dog- Duck Tolling Retreiver
  4. Bird- Osprey
  5. Tree- Red Spruce
  6. Gem- Agate
  7. Mineral- Stilbite

The flag of Nova Scotia consists of a white base with a blue (saltire) cross of St. Andrew on it. In the center of the flag is the shield from the provincial coat of arms, which is also the coat of arms of Scotland. The arms feature a red lion on a gold base.

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Peggys Cove is a small rural community located on the eastern shore of St. Margarets Bay in Nova Scotia's Halifax Regional Municipality, which is famous for the Peggys Point Lighthouse.

The Bay of Fundy is a bay on the Atlantic coast of North America, on the northeast end of the Gulf of Maine between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, with a small portion touching the U.S. state of Maine.

This is a Satellite Image of Nova Scotia. As you can see, the Bay of Fundy is located between Canadian Providence, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. It also touches part of Maine.

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, or Toller for short, is a medium-sized breed of gundog bred primarily for hunting. It is the smallest of the retrievers, and is often mistaken for a small Golden Retriever.

Nova Scotia produces some of the finest flame agate in the world, including the Golden Flame, Cherry Flame and Red Flame agates. This seam agate offers excellent lapidary working material, and is available as show pieces, slabs, blocks or rough.
This is the Capital of Nova Scotia. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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