Categories: Canada Provinces
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador form the most easterly province of Canada. On Newfoundland island, the Norse archaeological site L’Anse aux Meadows is the reputed settlement of Viking explorer Leif Erikson. Gros Morne National Park, on the Gulf of St Lawrence, has cliffs, waterfalls and glacial fjords. Southeastern capital city St. John’s is known for the 17th-century Signal Hill citadel, with a hillside walking trail.
Capital: St. John’s
Population: 528,448 (Apr 1, 2016)
Destinations: St. John’s, Gros Morne National Park
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Did you know: Newfoundland and Labrador is the ninth-most-populous Canadian province / territory (519,716).
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