New Brunswick, the German name of the province, is the third of the Atlantic provinces. It is the only officially bilingual province in Canada.
The province, which is 80 percent forested, measures approximately 70,000 square kilometers and has about 751,200 inhabitants. Capital is Fredericton. Impressive is the location of the province at the northern end of the Appalachians, which they characterize with mountains, hills and river valleys.
Another natural spectacle can be experienced between the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. In the 220 kilometers long and 60 kilometers, wide Bay of Fundy can be observed with up to 21 meters, the highest tidal range of the earth.
New Brunswick is adjacent to the provinces of Quebec, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia, as well as the state of Maine.
New Brunswick’s motto is (hope restored).
More up-to-date information is available at www.gnb.ca