What is Vancouver?

  • (noun): A town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Vancouver (i/væŋˈkuːvər/) is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. The 2011 census recorded more than 603,000 people in the city, making it the eighth largest Canadian city. The metropolitan area, with more than 2.3 million residents, is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country and the most populous in Western Canada. With 5,249 people per square kilometre (13,590 per square mile), the City of Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality among those with 5,000 residents or more. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada, and for 52% of its population, English is not their first language.

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Japantown, Vancouver - Little Ginza
... Street in the slim boundary area between the West End and the Financial District in Downtown Vancouver ...
Bryan Allen (ice Hockey) - Career Statistics - Regular Season and Playoffs
0 2. 2000–01 Kansas City Blades IHL 99 ... — — — — — 2000–01 Vancouver Canucks NHL 2. 2001–02 Manitoba Moose ...
Vancouver City Centre Station - Location
... Vancouver City Centre Station is located on Granville Street, between West Georgia Street and Robson Street in Downtown Vancouver ... and the office and shopping complexes of Pacific Centre and Vancouver Centre ... such amenities as Robson Square (home of the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Provincial Court of British Columbia, and a UBC satellite campus), the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Library Square, TD Tower, Scotia Tower and ...
2007–08 Vancouver Canucks Season - Schedule and Results - Regular Season
... Record Pts 1 October 5 San Jose 3–1 Vancouver Luongo 18,630 0–1–0 2 ... October 6 Vancouver 4–3 Calgary OT Luongo 19,289 1–1–0 3 ... October 10 Philadelphia 8–2 ... Louis Luongo 18,721 11–9–2 23 ... November 25 Chicago 0–2 Vancouver Luongo 18,630 12–9–2 24 ... November 27 Anaheim 0–4 Vancouver Luongo 18,630 13–9–2 25 ... November ... Louis SO Luongo 16,828 25–16–4 46 ... January 15 Vancouver 2–3 Columbus Luongo 13,555 25–17–4 47 ... January 17 Vancouver 2–3 Detroit SO Luongo 18 ...
Vancouver, Washington (Amtrak Station) - Photo Gallery
... Amtrak Cascades Talgo train comes to a stop at Vancouver The BNSF bridge over the Columbia is open for river traffic The Empire Builder comes off the bridge and swings east Amtrak's Empire Builder stops ...

More definitions of "Vancouver":

  • (noun): English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798).
    Synonyms: George Vancouver
  • (noun): A port city in southwestern British Columbia on an arm of the Pacific Ocean opposite Vancouver Island; Canada's chief Pacific port and third largest city.