What province is St John’s Canada in?
St. John’s is the capital and largest city of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is at the eastern end of the Avalon Peninsula on the large Canadian island, Newfoundland. The city covers 446.04 square kilometers (172.22 square miles) and is the easternmost city in North America.
Its name has been attributed to the Nativity of John the Baptist when John Cabot was believed to have sailed in the port in 1497 and to a Basque fishing village with the same name. Existing on maps as early as 1519, it is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. It was officially incorporated as a city in 1888. With a metropolitan population of approximately 219,207 (as of July 1, 2017), the San Juan Metropolitan Area is Canada’s largest metropolitan area and the second largest Census metropolitan area (CMA) in Atlantic Canada, after Halifax.
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