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New Brunswick is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces (together with Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia) and is the only constitutionally bilingual (English–French) province.

location: Canada. New Brunswick is bordered on the north by Quebec's Gaspé Peninsula and by Chaleur Bay. The eastern boundary is formed by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and Northumberland Strait. The southeast corner of the province is connected to the Nova Scotia peninsula by the narrow Isthmus of Chignecto. The south of the province is bounded by the Bay of Fundy coast, (which with a rise of up to 19 m, has the highest tide in the world). The US state of Maine forms the western boundary.

capital: Fredericton, largest city: Moncton, second largest city: Saint John

landmarks: Alma, Fundy trail, Cape Enrage, Garden Creek, Hopewell Rocks, Reversal Falls, St. Martins, St. Stephen (kanadsko mesto čokolade)

population: ~ 750,000

land area: 72,908 km2

land: 71,450  km2

water: 1,458 km2

lowest point: sea (0 m)

highest peak: Mont D'Iberville (1,652 m)

size: 3.6 x the size of Slovenia

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