British Columbia

From Dominion of British Columbia
Dominion of British Columbia
Ayas Tayi yaka Kinchoch Kolompi Ilihi
 (Chinook Wawa)
Coat of Arms
Motto Splendor sine Occasu (Latin)
"Splendour without Diminishment"
Anthem "British Columbia Marching Song"
Royal anthem "God Save the King"
New Westminster
Largest city Victoria
Official languages English
Chinook Wawa
Government Unitary parliamentary
constitutional monarchy
Monarch Charles III
Governor General Tyee Sir Gidansda Guujaaw KBC OD PC
Prime Minister Annie May Bennett PC
Legislature Parliament
Upper house Council of Chiefs
Lower house House of Commons
Independence from the United Kingdom
Constitution Act 18 August 1875
Statute of Westminster adopted 21 December 1931
British Columbia Act 27 March 1989
Area 367,210 sq mi (33rd)
Population x (2022 census)
Currency British Columbian Pound (£) (BCP)
Aircraft reg. prefix VB-
Driving side left
Calling code +1
Internet TLD .bc

Ukuk pej kopa Chinuk Wawa: Kinchoch Kolompi Ilihi

British Columbia, officially the Dominion of British Columbia (Chinook Wawa: Kinchoch Kolompi Ilihi, Ayas Tayi yaka Kinchoch Kolompi Ilihi), is a sovereign country on the northern west coast of North America.

It is one of the eighteen British Commonwealth Realms and thus a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. It is also a member of the United Nations, the Asia-Pacific Treaty Organisation, and the North American Free Trade Agreement.


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