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Dartmouth is a community and former city in the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada. Dartmouth is located on the eastern shore of Halifax Harbour. Dartmouth has been nicknamed the City of Lakes, after the large number of lakes located within its boundaries. On April 1, 1996, the provincial government amalgamated all the municipalities within the boundaries of Halifax County into a single-tier regional government named the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). Dartmouth and its neighbouring city of Halifax, the town of Bedford and the Municipality of the County of Halifax were dissolved. The former city of Dartmouth forms part of the urban core of the larger regional municipality and is officially designated as part of the "capital district" by the Halifax Regional Municipality. At the time that the City of Dartmouth was dissolved, the provincial government altered its status to a separate community to Halifax; however, its status as part of the metropolitan "Halifax" urban core existed prior to municipal reorganization in 1996. Dartmouth is still an official geographic name that is used by all levels of government for legal purposes, postal service, mapping, 9-1-1 emergency response, municipal planning, and is recognized by the Halifax Regional Municipality as a civic addressing community. The official place name did not change, due to the confusion with similar street names, land use planning set out by the former "City of Dartmouth," and significant public pressure. Today the same development planning for Downtown Dartmouth and the rest of the region is still in force, as well as specific bylaws created prior to April 1, 1996.

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Dartmouth in Canada awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Dartmouth. Dartmouth is located at a short trip away from Halifax a major city in Canada. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Halifax for its bountiful attractions like Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Of Canada, Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic on your trip to Dartmouth. Also, to reach Dartmouth, you'll have to take a flight to Halifax; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Dartmouth*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dartmouth

    Know the pollution level of Dartmouth before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.36 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 23.21 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.14 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.43 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.82 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Dartmouth: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dartmouth for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dartmouth.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.06 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.63 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.43 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.41 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.55 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.34 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.2 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 23.08 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.6 (Moderate)
  • Living in Dartmouth - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dartmouth is 158.81 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.02 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 58.99 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 19.51 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.29 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.38 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.99 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.61 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 79.21 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dartmouth

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dartmouth

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.12 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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