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Vancouver is a coastal city and major seaport, located on the mainland of southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is named after Captain George Vancouver, a British explorer.The 2010 Winter Olympics will be held in Vancouver and nearby Whistler.Archaeological records indicate that the presence of Aboriginal peoples in the Vancouver area dates back 4,500–9,000 years.The coastline of present-day Point Grey was first explored by a European in 1791 by José María Narváez of Spain, followed by George Vancouver, who also explored the inner harbour of Burrard Inlet in 1792 and gave various places British names.Nickname: Van City Motto: "By Sea, Land, and Air We Prosper".-Wikipedia-

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