Greenwood, British Columbia facts for kids

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City of Greenwood
The Roman Catholic Sacred Heart Church in Greenwood
The Roman Catholic Sacred Heart Church in Greenwood
Where Greenwood is located in British Columbia
Where Greenwood is located in British Columbia
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Region Boundary Country
Regional district Kootenay Boundary
Incorporated 1897
Area
 • Total 2.52 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Elevation 770 m (2,530 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 708
 • Density 281.0/km2 (727.7/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
Zip code V0H 1J0
Area code(s) 250
Website City of Greenwood Website

Greenwood is a small city in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

The population of Coquitlam is 708 which makes it the Canada's Smallest City as well as the smallest city in British Columbia. The population was larger at one point but the population decreased when the city shut down the area's industries. The mayor of Greenwood is Colleen Lang.

1200 Japanese Canadians were sent to Greenwood because of the Japanese Canadian internment in 1942. The movie Snow Falling on Cedars was filmed in Greenwood.

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