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Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Regional Municipality Nova Scotia
Administration
Full nameCape Breton Regional Municipality
Official nameCape Breton Regional Municipality
Other name(CBRM)
Settlement typeMunicipality
MottoFortuna Non Mutat Genus
(Circumstances Do Not Change Our Origin)
CountryCanada
Province 
EstablishedAugust 1, 1995
Government
Electoral Districts
Federal

Cape Breton-Canso / Sydney-Victoria
TypeCape Breton Regional Council
MayorJohn W. Morgan
MPsRodger Cuzner, Mark Eyking
MLAsFrank Corbett, Eddie Orrell,
Gordie Gosse, Manning MacDonald,
Alfie MacLeod, Keith Bain, Geoff MacLellan
Geography
Land Area939.3 sq mi (2433.33 km2)
Elevation0 ft (Sea Level to 235 m)
Demography
Total Population102250 (2006)
Density (pop.)42.0/km2 (108.8/sq mi)
Change 2001-06(-)4.7%
Census Ranking47 of 5,008
Other information
Time zoneAST (UTC-4)
- Summer (DST)ADT (UTC-3)
Area code902
Dwellings45342
Median Income*$41,257 CDN
CoastlineAtlantic 800 km (500 mi)
Bras d’Or Lakes 400 km (250 mi)
Roadways1,600 km (1,000 mi)
NTS Map011K01
GNBC CodeCBUCD

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Cape Breton Regional Municipality often shortened to simply CBRM, is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton County.

According to the 2006 Census of Canada, the population within the Cape Breton Regional Municipality is 102,250. Its population makes it the second largest municipality in the province.

In 1995, the government of Nova Scotia sought to reduce the number of incorporated towns and cities in the province through amalgamation. The municipalities from which the CBRM was created include: the Municipality of the County of Cape Breton, the City of Sydney, the Towns of Glace Bay, Sydney Mines, New Waterford, North Sydney, Dominion and Louisbourg.


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