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