Nanaimo British Columbia
Nanaimo, Harbour City
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Fast Facts About Nanaimo
Incorporated : 1874
Population: Approx. 82,000
Location: Nanaimo is located on Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada, in the province of British Columbia. Approx. 112 km north of Victoria and 55 km west of Vancouver, across the Straits of Georgia.
How Accessed: Visitors to Nanaimo can come via BC Ferries from either Horsehoe Bay or Twasssen. Also via air from Vancouver to the Nanaimo Airport located to the south of Nanaimo at Cassidy. Also many seaplane services leaving from the Nanaimo waterfront, going to Vancouver and Seattle. For more detail click here.
Weather: Nanaimo's climate in a word is 'Delightful'! Hot dry summers, and ever so slightly damp fall and winter months.Weather at Nanaimo airport is the official Environment Canada's recording site. For more detail click here.
Economy: Nanaimo's economy in a word..... 'diversified'. Consisting of fishing, forestry, tourism, retail and wholesale trade, construction, manufacturing, knowledge and technology based business.
Employment: Nanaimo's job market is promising dependent upon skill set. Local employers are always looking to find suitable people to fill the Nanaimo jobs which are vacant. So if you are looking for a job in Nanaimo, you should have success in finding one.
Real Estate: Nanaimo real estate continues to be a stable commodity. More information about Nanaimo Real Estate can be found on this website as well as our sister site www.nanaimoblog.com.
Home Values: Nanaimo home median price as of January 2013 $305,000 with an average price of $316,620. Stats from VIREB.
Downtown Nanaimo Points of Interest Map