Fraser Valley Regional District

The Fraser Valley Regional District is a regional directorates strictness in the Canadian province of British Columbia. He is 13335.28 km ² and 277 593 inhabitants counts ( 2011). Capital is Chilliwack.

Geographical location

The Fraser Valley Regional District is located in the southwestern part of British Columbia and adjacent to Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington in the south, the Regional Director Strict Metro Vancouver in the West, Okanagan - Similkameen Regional District to the east and Thompson - Nicola Regional District and Squamish - Lillooet Regional District in the north. The cities of Whistler and Lytton are located immediately north of its border.

Administrative Divisions

The district is divided into 6 municipalities and nine constituencies. The following table lists the communities and constituencies after the population statistics of the 2011 census.

Political Structure

The Regional Director strictness is a federation of communities and constituencies. Each municipality appoints the Regional Director for Strictly MPs proportional to their population and each constituency elects one deputy.


Evaluation of natural resources, especially agriculture, forestry and gravel mining played an important role in the economic growth. Although services in the tourism and leisure sector are steadily importantly, play trade and industry in the communities and agriculture in the constituencies the main role.

Geography and climate

The unincorporated constituencies consist primarily of steep, inhospitable slopes of the snow-capped mountains. Most communities lie between these mountain slopes and the Fraser River. Highways and rail lines connecting the communities with each other and Vancouver. Mitigated, but not directly influenced by the Pacific Ocean, the valley has the mildest climate in Canada. Moderate to high amounts of precipitation falling in the winter, but only a few days a year it snows, some winter not at all. Summers are dry with pleasant temperatures and occasional hot days.