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Halifax is the capital of the province Canadian from Nova Scotia . The city has a population of 390 096 inhabitants, concentrating approximately 40% of the provincial population 1 . Its area is 5 490.90 km ² , and its population density is 65.4 inhabitants / km ². It is an important port city in Canada. The city is also headquarters of a major marine base in the country.

It is known for having a large collection of documents about the disaster of the famous ocean liner RMS Titanic , considering that the city examiners were responsible for the identification and burial of most victims. The Fairview Cemetery , located in the city, has the largest number of buried victims of the disaster.

In 1917 , another disaster happened in the city, a clash between two ships , one loaded with tons of explosives caused a massive explosion that later became known as the Halifax explosion , destroying half of the city and killing nearly two thousand people, this explosion was the highest ever recorded at the time, made ​​by human artifacts, and is still the largest man-made explosion until today, when it is excluded explosions nuclear weapons .

Downtown Halifax

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2008-10-15 09:38:23 by susanbird

This would be fun to see

-------- Racers compete in big floating pumpkins ---------
WINDSOR, Nova Scotia - Canadian Thanksgiving Sunday was
marked in Nova Scotia with a regatta of giant, floating
half-pumpkins racing with paddle-power and motors for
glory. The 10th Annual Windsor Pumpkin Regatta in the
north-central part of the province drew about 10,000
spectators to Pesaquid Lake to watch 50 contestants vie
for top spot, the Halifax Chronicle-Herald reported Monday.
Anthony Cook won the paddling event in his giant half-
pumpkin painted to resemble a soccer ball

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