Richmond is a coastal city located in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Part of the Metro Vancouver area, it has
an estimated population of 218,307 people as of 2017. Richmond has an immigrant population of 60%, the highest in Canada.
Richmond is the location of Vancouver International Airport and was the site of the long track speed skating events during the 2010
Richmond is located on Lulu Island at the mouth of the Fraser River, and also encompasses adjacent Sea Island and some
smaller uninhabited islets to the north and south. Neighbouring communities are Vancouver and Burnaby to the north, New Westminster
to the east, and Delta to the south. The Strait of Georgia forms its western border.
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