North Shore (Nova Scotia)

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North Shore, Nova Scotia

Northern Nova Scotia
The North Shore region as defined by Statistics Canada
The North Shore region as defined by Statistics Canada
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
CountiesAntigonish County
Colchester County
Cumberland County
Guysborough County
Pictou County
 • Land16,254.41 km2 (6,275.86 sq mi)
 • Total151,264
 • Density9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-16
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Area code(s)902

The North Shore is a region of Nova Scotia, Canada. Although it has no formal identity and is variously defined by geographic, county and other political boundaries, it is defined by Statistics Canada as an economic region, composed of Antigonish County, Colchester County, Cumberland County, Guysborough County, and Pictou County.


  1. ^ Statistics Canada Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and economic regions, 2011 and 2006 censuses - 100% data

Coordinates: 45°36′N 62°42′W / 45.6°N 62.7°W / 45.6; -62.7