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2001 population: 74,125
(Source: Statistics Canada)
Victoria is in the province of British Columbia. It is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. The city is the provincial capital.
The community was named after Queen Victoria.
Filming location for 2004 movie, "White Chicks" and 1994 movie, "Intersection" and 2006 movie, "X-Men: The Last Stand" and 2000 movie, "Final Destination"
Well-known residents have included:
· Lynn Patrick, hockey player
· Jennifer Tilly, actress
· Steve Nash, basketball player
· Ian Tyson, musician
· Nelly Furtado, singer-songwriter
· Emily Carr, painter
· Bernie Shaw, musician
Nearby parks & recreation: Galloping Goose Regional Trail, Beacon Hill Park, East Sooke Regional Park, Witty's Lagoon Regional Park
Performing arts: Pacific Opera Victoria, Victoria Symphony, Belfry Theatre
Attractions: Butterfly Gardens, Victoria Bug Zoo, Abkhazi Gardens, Hatley Park Gardens, Miniature World
Sports teams: Salmon Kings (ECHL)
Historic sites and museums: CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum, Emily Carr House, Maltwood Art Museum & Gallery, Centre of the Universe, Craigflower Manor & Schoolhouse, Helmcken House, Point Ellice House & Garden, Maritime Museum of British Columbia, Royal British Columbia Museum, Craigdarroch Castle, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Colleges and universities: Camosun College
Transit: Victoria Regional Transit System