Dieppe (New Brunswick)
St. Anselm Church in Dieppe
|Motto : "Constantia et virtute"|
|Province :||New Brunswick|
|Area :||54.11 km²|
|Residents :||23,310 (as of 2011)|
|Population density :||430.8 inhabitants / km²|
|Time zone :||Atlantic Time ( UTC − 4 )|
|Postal code :||E1A|
|Area code :||+1 506|
|Mayor :||Jean LeBlanc|
Dieppe is a city on the Petitcodiac River with around 23,000 inhabitants in the southeast of the Canadian province of New Brunswick . It has an area of 54.1 square kilometers and a population density of 430.8 inhabitants per square kilometer. 73.8 percent of the population speak French . Dieppe is part of the Greater Moncton Area, which also includes Moncton and Riverview . Although once a satellite town , Dieppe is now Canada's fastest growing city. Many companies, large and small, have settled in the Dieppe industrial estate, including Armor Transport, J. D. Irving and Master Packaging.
Originally called Léger Corner , Dieppe received its current name on the occasion of its elevation to a small town in 1946 in honor of the Canadian soldiers who died in Operation Jubilee in Dieppe , France in 1942 .
Dieppe is also home to Champlain Place, the largest shopping mall in the province , the Crystal Palace Amusement Park and the Greater Moncton International Airport , the largest airport in the province.
The city of Dieppe is currently working on the expansion of the new downtown core, which also includes a new town hall, a new farmers' market and a new office complex on Champlain Street.
- Community Profiles from the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada. Statistics Canada , Canadian Statistical Office, accessed February 9, 2013 (English, French).