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Metro Vancouver is a regional district in British Columbia, Canada. It was created in 1966. For 40 years it was called "The Greater Vancouver Regional District", but now it is called "Metro Vancouver".

The regional district includes 22 municipalities, one electoral area and one treaty First Nation. The district covers 2,877.36 square kilometres (1,111 square miles). Metro Vancouver administers several services common to the local government units, such as utilities.


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