Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia, also called Nova Scotia, is a region in southeastern Canada. Not only is it the smallest province, but in addition a peninsula in the Atlantic Ocean. It is connected to the west with the neighboring province of New Brunswick (New Brunswick) and in the south with the Maine. Nova Scotia upstream are some 4,000 islands in an easterly direction. Approximately 920,000 people live on the peninsula, of which about half is domiciled in the provincial capital of Halifax and the surrounding areas. Most of the population of Nova Scotia is English, Irish and Scottish descent. However, there are French and German origins and an Indian minority in Nova Scotia. The climate is influenced by the Gulf Stream and the Atlantic Ocean.

This leads to mild, sometimes snow-free winters and pleasantly warm summers that lead about mid-September in a colorful autumn, the Indian Summer. While earlier timber industry, ship building and coal mining were the key sources of income that helped Nova Scotia to veritablem prosperity, it is now , in addition to fishing, the increased extent especially tourism, which is increasingly becoming an economic factor. No wonder, because the province on the Atlantic coast has a lot to offer in this regard.

There is, for example, “Old Town Lunenburg”. The oldest German city in Canada was founded 1753rd The small port town with its 3000 inhabitants, is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the most impressive experiences certainly include the observation of the different species of whales who venture in the summer until near the coast. In addition, Nova Scotia can also two nature reserves to call his own. The history of the “Cape Brenton Highlands National Park” goes back to the Ice Age. Spectacular landscapes and an abundance of wildlife make the park interesting. It is a paradise for hikers and anglers. Canoeists prefer the “Kejimkujik National Park” because of its many lakes and numerous rivers, the past meander of dense forests and a gentle-hilly landscape.