Dieppe is a city in Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada. It is New Brunswick's fourth most populous city with a history and identity that goes back to the eighteenth century. It was first incorporated as a town in 1952 and designated as a city in 2003. Its namesake comes from a commune in the Seine-Maritime department, a port on the English Channel, in France and was adopted by the citizens of the area in 1946 to commemorate the Second World War's Operation Jubilee, the Dieppe Raid of 1942. Dieppe is officially a francophone city; French is the native language of 73.9% of the population. A majority of the population reports being bilingual, speaking both French and English. Residents generally speak French with a regional accent (colloquially called "Chiac") which is unique to southeastern New Brunswick. A large majority of Dieppe’s population were in favour of the by-law regulating the use of external commercial signs in both official languages, which is a first for the province of New Brunswick. Dieppe is the largest predominantly francophone city in Canada outside Québec; while there are other municipalities with greater total numbers of francophones, they constitute a minority of the population in those cities. Dieppe was one of the co-hosts of the first Congrès Mondial Acadien (Acadian World Congress) which was held in the Moncton region in 1994. In 2011, Dieppe (City / Cité) had a population of 23,310, representing a percentage change of 25.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%. Land area is 54.11 square kilometres with a population density of 430.8 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 71,377.18 square kilometres with a population density of 10.5 persons per square kilometre. Dieppe (City / Cité) is part of the census metropolitan area of Moncton, which is New Brunswick most populous estimated at 146,073 as of July 2014. Wikipedia
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