Vancouver To Victoria Movers
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Information about the city of Victoria
Victoria is the capital province of British Columbia . The capital lies at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, the city is named the name of Queen Victoria , Colombia. As Fort Victoria, the city became the center of the fur trade in the regions of western Canada. Its origin comes from a region that was inhabited by Coast Salish, a large group of Indian tribes in the U.S. Northwest and British Columbia. The city is distinguished from the Provincial Parliament building.
The metropolitan area’s Capital Regional District includes the city proper Victoria (78 057 inhabitants in 2006) and twelve other municipalities, which together have 330 088 inhabitants. The city is located just south of Vancouver Island, the largest island of the West Coast of North America, giving a view of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The city is nestled between the mainland west coast of British Columbia and the northern coast of the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State. Here are a few interesting facts about the place:
- South of the city is kilometer 0 marking the start of the Trans-Canada Highway .
- The District of Esquimalt is the basis for the Pacific fleet of the Canadian Forces.
- The first inhabitants of this region were the First Nations people. They carved long boards to build houses and totems.
In 1843 the British settled here, built by Hudson Bay Company, by a certain James Douglas , had become an important hub and the city was built around it. With the discovery of gold on the mainland of British Columbia in 1858 , the city became the port, the provision of basic equipment and the center of minors on the road to the gold regions Cariboo . In 1866 when the island was politically connected to the lower mainland and it remained the capital of the colony and the province in 1871 .
Parks And Nature
The Parks Division is one of three divisions that cater and take care of Victoria’s nature and cultural heritage. Parks division is responsible for maintenance, planning and development of all facilities in the city of Victoria. The operational headquarters of the division is located at the northeast corner of Beacon Hill Park. The Division has two main sections: operations/design and development. In addition to horticulture, arboriculture, park construction, repair and maintenance, the Division of Parks is responsible for landscape architecture and design, the development of greenways, integrated management of pest management of sports and the Ross Bay Cemetery. They also maintain gardens, natural ecosystems, sports venues and entertainment, games, recreation, cultural activities and enhance green spaces on public land, including more than 70 city parks.
Thanks to its climate between oceanic and sub-Mediterranean areas , the city is nice to visit whatever time of year. The city boasts the mildest climate in Canada, the flowers blooming throughout the year. There is an average of 2183 hours of sunshine per year, 8 months are frost-free it receives half the rain of its neighbors, Vancouver and Seattle . Winters are generally mild, gentle enough to play golf and walk on the beach. Summers are pleasantly warm with cool sea breezes.