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Quick: How many ridings in BC?

British Columbia elects 36 of the 308 members of the House of Commons. Hardly a make-or-break province, but enough battleground seats to shift the balance of power.

For anyone needing a quick refresher, here's a list of B.C.'s 36 federal ridings, along with 2001 census counts per district.

Abbotsford 116,098

Burnaby–Douglas 108,891

Burnaby–New Westminster 111,048

Cariboo–Prince George 111,486

Chilliwack–Fraser Canyon 103,716

Delta–Richmond East 103,045

Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge–Mission1 110,577

Esquimalt–Juan de Fuca 110,909

Fleetwood–Port Kells 101,198

Kamloops–Thompson–Cariboo1 111,721

Kelowna–Lake Country1 111,206

Kootenay–Columbia 88,637

Langley 111,046

Nanaimo–Alberni 112,972

Nanaimo–Cowichan 116,754

Newton–North Delta 111,050

New Westminster–Coquitlam 109,301

Okanagan–Shuswap1 109,711

North Vancouver 120,841

Okanagan–Coquihalla 101,831

Port Moody–Westwood–Port Coquitlam 109,394

Prince George–Peace River 104,257

Richmond 106,621

Saanich–Gulf Islands 110,284

Skeena–Bulkley Valley 99,474

British Columbia Southern Interior1 96,144

South Surrey–White Rock–Cloverdale 99,317

Surrey North 106,904

Vancouver Centre 105,998

Vancouver East 107,421

Vancouver Island North 109,380

Vancouver Kingsway 115,325

Vancouver Quadra 112,985

Vancouver South 113,063

Victoria 104,561

West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country1 124,572

(Total 2001 population: 3,907,738)

Source: Elections Canada.

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