Place:Esquimalt, Capital, British Columbia, Canada

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NameEsquimalt
Alt namesTownship of Esquimaltsource: Wikipedia
TypeCommunity
Coordinates48.433°N 123.45°W
Located inCapital, British Columbia, Canada
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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The township of Esquimalt is a municipality at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada. It is bordered to the east by the provincial capital, Victoria, to the south by the Strait of Juan de Fuca, to the west by Esquimalt Harbour and Royal Roads, to the northwest by the New Songhees IR No. 1A Indian reserve and the town of View Royal, and to the north by a narrow inlet of water called the Gorge, across which is the district municipality of Saanich. It is one of the 13 municipalities of Greater Victoria and part of the Capital Regional District.

Esquimalt had a population of 16,209 in 2011. It covers 7.08 square kilometres. It is home to the Pacific fleet of the Royal Canadian Navy.

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