Halifax, Nova Scotia


Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax, Nova Scotia may refer to any of the following:

Municipalities

* Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), a regional municipality and capital of Nova Scotia.
** Metropolitan Halifax, an informal name given to the urban core area of the Halifax Regional Municipality.
**Mainland Halifax, a planning region of the Halifax Regional Municipality on the Chebucto Peninsula.

Former municipalities

* The former City of Halifax was incorporated in 1841 and dissolved in 1996 when the HRM was formed.

Counties

** Halifax County, Nova Scotia, one of Nova Scotia's 18 counties. The county government, along with the City of Halifax, City of Dartmouth, and Town of Bedford, was dissolved in 1996 when HRM was formed.

Landforms

**Halifax Peninsula, a peninsula in Nova Scotia.
**Halifax Harbour, a large natural harbour in Nova Scotia.

Military facilities

**Halifax Station, an historic Royal Navy base that had been situated in Halifax.
**CFB Halifax, a Canadian Forces Base that incorporates the former Royal Navy facility.


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