North Vancouver

a city in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada. 33,952.

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      city, southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It lies along Burrard Inlet of the Strait of Georgia and is linked to Vancouver by the Lions Gate and Second Narrows bridges. The community, founded shortly after a sawmill was built on the site in 1863, was for years the largest settlement on the inlet. In 1872 it was named Moodyville (after Sewell Moody, who owned the sawmill). In 1907 it was renamed North Vancouver and was incorporated as a city. Its economy depends chiefly on the shipping of grain, lumber, and ore and on shipbuilding and sawmilling. There is also some light manufacturing. Fishing, mountain climbing, and skiing attract tourists and sports enthusiasts. Pop. (2006) 45,165.

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