Known as BC's northern capital, Prince George is a bustling city located on the traditional territory of the Lheidli T'enneh with a population of approximately 70,000 situated at the crossroads of Highway 97 (north-south) and Highway 16 (east-west), and at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. As a major city of the Pacific Rim, Prince George is firmly tied to the global market.
The City of Prince George is a vibrant, active and diverse community that provides a strong focal point and identity to the north, with a thriving economy that offers full opportunities for housing, employment, education, recreation and the cultural life of residents.
Prince George is a community that is known for opening its doors and showing our visitors the beauty and magic of the north. As the official host City for the 2015 Canada Winter Games, we are ecstatic to not only be welcoming the nation to Prince George and the region in 2015, but to have the opportunity to promote and showcase our beautiful city leading up to this national event.
For further details on our city, please visit the City of Prince George's website at External link, opens in a new windowwww.princegeorge.ca .
The City covers an area of 324 square kilometres of a Detachment catchment area of approximately 24,161 square kilometres. This rural area has a population of about 14,300.