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The City of Vancouver is the eighth-largest municipality in Canada and the most densely populated.

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Vancouver is the eighth-largest Canadian municipality, with a 2011 census population of 603,502 people.

This coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its residents have a first language other than English. The Greater Vancouver area of around 2.4 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country and the most populous in Western Canada.

The City of Vancouver has a population density of about 13,590 per square mile. Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality, and the fourth most densely populated city over 250,000 residents in North America, behind New York City, San Francisco,[5] and Mexico City.