Nova Scotia ("New Scotland") is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is province of the four in Atlantic Canada. Located almost exactly halfway between the Equator and the North Pole (44º 39' N Latitude), its provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest province in Canada, with an area of 55,284 square kilometres (21,300 sq mi), including Cape Breton and some 3,800 coastal islands. As of 2011, the population was 921,727,making Nova Scotia the second-most-densely populated province in Canada.
- Nova Scotia on Wikipedia