About British Columbia
Geography of British Columbia
The province of British Columbia that also called BC, located on the western side of the Canada and Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains with a population of four million people. The capital city of this Province is the city of Victoria which is the fifteenth-largest metropolitan region in Canada. But the city of Vancouver is the largest city in this province where it has the most of the population. Greater Vancouver also is known as MetroVancouver. As a 3rd most populated metro area in Canada, Metro Vancouver has 2.5 million population.
British Columbia’s climate is influenced by the Pacific Ocean and our mountain ranges. The snow doesn’t usually fall in the wintertime, but if it did it doesn’t stay long, for winters are temperate. In the summer, the maximum temperature the south side of BC can reach is 30 degrees, but near the coast, the temperature is from 22 degrees to 28 degrees.
The economy of British Columbia is mostly focused on the Services and forestry industry and fluctuating importance in mining. The new jobs in this province are mostly changed to the construction and retail/service sector.
There are many lakes, rivers, and forests in BC which are good and enjoyable for tourists to come and do hiking and camping, rock climbing and mountaineering, and hunting and fishing. There are many other places like Whistler where many people go to do snowboarding in the wintertime.
You can find more information about this province attraction in, Tourism British Columbia.