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About Victoria

Victoria /vɪkˈtɔːriə/, the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada’s Pacific coast. The city has a population of 85,792, while the metropolitan area of Greater Victoria has a population of 383,360, making it the 15th most populous Canadian metropolitan area. The city of Victoria is the 7th most densely populated city in Canada with 4,405.8 people per square kilometre, which is a greater population density than Toronto, Ontario.[7]

Victoria is the southernmost major city in Western Canada, and is about 100 kilometres (60 miles) from British Columbia’s largest city of Vancouver on the mainland. The city is about 100 km (60 mi) from Seattle by airplane, ferry, or the Victoria Clipper passenger-only ferry which operates daily, year round between Seattle and Victoria, and 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Port Angeles, Washington, by ferry Cohoacross the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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Victoria Info

Get to know the city of Victoria. Learn more about the services, public library’s, businesses and neighbourhoods.

Visitor Info

Welcome to Beautiful Victoria BC. Here’s some helpful sites to gain more knowledge when visiting Victoria.

Education

Victoria offers a wide rang of public, private and post education systems. To learn more about our education systems use these links.

Transport

Home to the largest water airport in the world. Victoria offers multiple ways to get to and from the island. Here’s a few.

Local Media

Entertainment

Shopping in Victoria, BC

Shopping

Walk through the historic streets of downtown Victoria and you’ll find many hidden gems. Or visit any large shopping centres to find your well known brands.

Golf

Golf all year round. Victoria’s greater area has stunning world class golf courses.

Attractions

Fun & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation in Victoria, BC

Culture & Events

Culture & Events in Victoria, BC