Newfoundland & Labrador statistics and facts

Capital city:

St. John's

Area Coverage:

405,212 sq km



Time Zone:

3.5 hours behind GMT (Newfoundland Standard Timezone). Labrador is 4 hours behind GMT (Atlantic Standard Timezone).

Entered Confederation:

31st March 1949

Sales Tax:

13% and called HST

This includes the Federal Sales Tax of 5%

Hotel Tax:


Hotel Tax is charged in St. Johns only

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