Powell River, British Columbia facts for kids
|City of Powell River|
An aerial view of Powell River in 2004
|Where Powell River is located in British Columbia|
|Regional district||Powell River|
|• City||28.91 km2 (11.16 sq mi)|
|• Metro||800.72 km2 (309.16 sq mi)|
|Elevation||50 m (164 ft)|
|• Density||455.3/km2 (1,179/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||8.0/km2 (20.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|Website||City of Powell River Website|
The population of Powell River was 126,456 in 2011. The mayor of Powell River is Dave Formosa. The historic townsite was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1995. Powell River has an ice hockey team, the Powell River Kings which play in the British Columbia Hockey League. Powell River was named a "Cultural Capital of Canada" in 2004 because of the its strong arts and cultural programs.
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