A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
The Province of
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The capital of New Brunswick is Fredericton.
The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for New Brunswick: NB
Typical abbreviation for New Brunswick: N.B.
Keeping in mind that Canada is officially bilingual, the French name for New Brunswick is 'Nouveau-Brunswick' (which is abbreviated: N.- B.).
When the people of New Brunswick refer to themselves: 1:
Time Zone: The province of New Brunswick is in the Atlantic Time (AST/ADT) zone and observes daylight saving time.
Canada has two official languages: English and French. English is the most common language spoken in New Brunswick, where approximately 57% of the residents speak only English (ie- Anglophones) and 9% speak only French (ie- Francophones).
Nicknames for New Brunswick: "The Picture Province"; "The Loyalist Province"
Provincial Motto: "Spem Reduxit" (Hope was restored)
Provincial Bird: Black-Capped Chickadee (parus atricapillus)
Provincial Tree: Balsam Fir (abies balsamea)
Provincial Flower: Purple Violet (viola cucullata)
Confederation: New Brunswick joined the Confederation on Jul 1, 1867.
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