Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine

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The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is a type of local government administration in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. As of the Canada 2001 Census it had a population of 40,876 living on a land area of 91,910.63 km² (35,486.89 sq mi). Its administrative offices are in the city of Terrace. The next-largest municipality in the regional district is the District Municipality of Kitimat. The other incorporated municipalities in the regional district are the Village of Hazelton, the District of New Hazelton and the District of Stewart. Unincorporated communities are many, most of them Indian Reserves which are not part of the governmental system of the regional district, which has limited powers relating mostly to municipal-type services. The remote settlement of Dease Lake, formerly in the Stikine Region, was added to the regional district on December 1, 2007.


Municipality Government Type Population
Terrace city 11,486
Kitimat district municipality 8,335
New Hazelton district municipality 666
Stewart district municipality 494
Hazelton village 270

Population history[edit]

    • 2011: 37,361
    • 2006: 37,999
    • 2001: 40,876 (16,340 private dwellings)
    • 1996: 43,618


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Coordinates: 55°20′00″N 129°00′00″W / 55.33333°N 129.00000°W / 55.33333; -129.00000