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Annapolis Royal is located in Nova Scotia
Annapolis Royal
Annapolis Royal
Location in Nova Scotia
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
Municipality Annapolis County
Founded 1605 (as Port Royal)
Incorporated November 29, 1892
Electoral Districts     

West Nova
Provincial Annapolis
 • Total 2.04 km2 (0.79 sq mi)
Highest elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
 • Total 491
 • Density 240.8/km2 (624/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Annapolitan
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
Postal code
Area code(s) 902
Telephone Exchange 526, 532
Median Earnings $40,949
NTS Map 021A12
Website [1]
  • Median household income, 2000 ($) (all households)
Official name: Annapolis Royal Historic District National Historic Site of Canada
Designated: 1994

Annapolis Royal, formerly known as Annapolis, is a town located in the western part of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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