British Columbia: Fast Facts

  • Location: Westernmost of Canada’s 10 provinces, on the Pacific Ocean
  • Population: 4.5 million (Canada’s 3rd most populated province)
  • Capital City: Victoria on Vancouver Island
  • Total Area: 944,735 km sq
  • Provincial Flower: Pacific dogwood
  • Provincial Tree: Western redcedar
  • Provincial Bird: Steller’s jay

For more information about British Columbia, including trip ideas, things to do, transportation and maps, as well as accommodations, visit Hello BC.