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Name Halifax
Toponymic Feature ID 3cdd11afaf6811d892e2080020a0f4c9
Status Official
Concise Term UNP-Unincorporated place
Generic Term Metropolitan Area
Location Halifax
Province/Territory Nova Scotia
Latitude - Longitude (DMS) 44° 38′ 51″ N, 63° 35′ 26″ W
Latitude - Longitude (decimal) 44.647401, -63.590651
NTS Map Number 011D12
Relevance at Scale 1:30 000 000
Decision Date 1996-04-01
Source Nova Scotia-Department of Internal Services
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