Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador

Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Capital » St. John’s
    • Not to be confused with Saint John, New Brunswick


  • Population » 525,073 (2018)


  • Area » 405,720 sq km (156,650 sq mi)
  • The easternmost province of Canada
  • Newfoundland and Labrador is made up of the island of Newfoundland, and mainland Labrador, which borders the Province of Quebec.
  • If you consider Greenland to be part of Europe since it is controlled by Denmark, then »
    • The easternmost point in North America is Cape Spear, Newfoundland
    • The easternmost point in mainland North America is Cape Saint Charles, Labrador


UNESCO World Heritage Sites


  • Black bears (Ursus americanus) are native to Newfoundland and Labrador. They are found throughout the province, although they are rarely observed on the Avalon Peninsula.
  • Moose! Lots! Always be on the lookout. Avoid driving at night.
  • Coyotes have carved a niche for themselves on the island since 1980s. They are not native to Newfoundland. (Gov NL)
    • Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture
      Tel: (709) 637-2025

This page was updated April 30, 2023