British Columbia is home to 52 cities and plenty of smaller communities as well. The well-known cities in BC are Vancouver and Victoria. Typically a community needs to have 5000 residents in order to become a city, but there are other ways to actually get a city designation. If you are looking for information on cities in BC, they are listed below, mostly in order from largest to smallest, with a few other communities in British Columbia added in as well.
Fort St. John
Kamloops (Related Posts: How to get from Kamloops to Vancouver)
Municipalities and Regional Districts in BC
There are currently 162 municipalities, ranging in population from just over 100 to over 630,000 people. An example would be the Township of Langley (which is different than the City of Langley).
Municipalities can be classified as either a town, village, district or city depending on the size of their population and geographic area. An older classification, township, is still referenced in the names of some municipalities; townships are currently classified as districts.
Tofino and Whistler are examples of Municipalities in BC.
Lindsay Nieminen is the creator of UncoveringBC.com. She grew up and still lives in the suburbs of Vancouver with her family. She aims to inspire inform, and educate others about traveling in her home province of British Columbia. She is also the creator of carpediemourway.com which aims to show parents how to seek out adventure at home or abroad, with their children in tow!