Chebucto Peninsula facts for kids
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Location of Chebucto Peninsula in municipal Halifax
|Municipality||Halifax Regional Municipality|
|Founded||21 June 1749|
|Neighborhoods||Bedford, Beechville, Halifax Peninsula, Mainland Halifax, Peggy's Cove, Sambro, Stillwater Lake, Tantallon|
|• Type||Regional Municipality|
|Time zone||UTC−4 (AST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−3 (ADT)|
|Postal code span||
|Area code(s)||902, 782|
It is bordered by St. Margarets Bay in the west, the open Atlantic Ocean to the south, and Halifax Harbour (including Bedford Basin) to the east. The peninsula also includes a sub-peninsula - the Halifax Peninsula.
The majority of the central part of the Chebucto Peninsula is uninhabited and designated a protected wilderness area to prevent encroaching urban sprawl development.
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