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Richmond, British Columbia

Richmond British Columbia
Full nameCity of Richmond
Official nameCity of Richmond
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Regional DistrictMetro Vancouver
Incorporated1879 (municipality status)
MayorMalcolm Brodie
Governing bodyRichmond City Council
MPAlice Wong (CPC)
Kerry-Lynne Findlay (CPC)
MLARob Howard
Linda Reid
John Yap
Total Area50.1 sq mi (129.666 km2)
Elevation0 ft (0 to 12 m)
Total Population174,461 (Ranked 25th) (2006)
Density (pop.)1403.16/km2 (3634.2/sq mi)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
Postal code spanV6V to V6Y, V7A to V7E
Area code604, 778

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Richmond (c-eniconˈrɪtʃmənd) is a coastal city, incorporated in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Part of Metro Vancouver, its neighbouring communities are Vancouver and Burnaby to the north, New Westminster to the east, and Delta to the south, while the Strait of Georgia forms its western border. Richmond is the location of Vancouver International Airport, and the Richmond Olympic Oval was a site for speed-skating events during the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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