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