BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Capital Regional District
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE end of Vancouver Island
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 48°25'00''N, 123°35'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92B/5
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
92B/11 92B/12 92B/13 92B/14
92B/5 92B/6 92C/10 92C/8
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Capital Regional District 1 February 1966; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR 5, Sheet 3. Link to the regional district's own internet site through http://www.civicnet.gov.bc.ca/
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office