Study in Vancouver
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia with a population of around 2.8 million making it the third biggest city in Canada.
Vancouver has ranked highly in worldwide "liveable city" rankings for more than a decade according to business magazine assessments and it was also acknowledged by Economist Intelligence Unit as the first city to rank among the top-ten of the world's most liveable cities for five straight years.Vancouver is one of the warmest Canadian cities, the proximity to the ocean, mountains, rivers and lakes make the area a popular destination for outdoor recreation.
The City of Vancouver is served by a rich network of travel options including train, buses and even ferries.
All those points makes Vancouver is one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities, diverse in nature, demographics, and potential.
What to do and see: visit the official Vancouver tourism website.
Be prepared, what is important to know about Vancouver:
- Vancouver Currency: CAD
- Vancouver Telephone area code: +1 604
- Vancouver Electricity (plug): Electricity in Canada usually supply electricity between 110 and 120 volts. Check out the type of plug.
- Vancouver Annual events: Asian Heritage Month (May), Dragon Boat Festival (Jun), Powell Street Festival (Aug), Vancouver Fringe Festival (Sep), Vancouver Int’l Film Festival (Oct) and more.
- Vancouver Public holidays: check out on Government website.
- Vancouver Weather average:
Summer (Jul - Sep): 13ºC - 23ºC
Autumn (Oct - Dec): 4ºC - 10ºC
Winter (Dec - Mar): 2ºC - 7ºC
Spring (Apr - Jun): 8ºC - 16ºC
Find information about transports in Vancouver on government websites:
- Getting around Vancouver: buses and subway.
- Taxis can be hailed from the streets.
- Living expenses
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