The City of Langley is located along the central western border, neighbouring both the Township and Surrey. It has a population of around 25,000 people living in over 11,800 homes. It is comprised of six major communities: Nicomeki, Douglas, Simonds, Blacklock, Alice Brown, and Uplands.
From its humble beginnings as a fur trading post and "Birthplace of B.C." to its emergence as a hub of agricultural farmland in the Fraser Valley, Langley continues to demonstrate steady growth. Less than an hour's drive from downtown Vancouver, Langley offers a mixture of suburban and rural living, blended with a rich history and unique downtown development in the city. 75% of the Township of Langley is located with the Agricultural Land Reserve, and the area boasts a huge agri-tourism industry, including some of the Fraser Valley's finest wineries.
The city of Langley's downtown is pedestrian-friendly, featuring a mixture of high-end shopping, boutiques, independant stores, and farmer's markets. The arts communities is thriving here: for it's size, Langley has a large number of arts organizations and galleries. The area is also known as the Horse Capital of B.C., home to dozens of world-class equestrian facilities and programs. Both the city and the township are serviced by the Langley School District #35.
Surrey is BC's second largest city and the 12th largest in Canada, and is located only 35 minutes south east of Vancouver. With a population of 470,000 citizens, Surrey is known for its diversity, blend of landscapes, and friendly community. Visitors world-wide are drawn to its lush green terrain and popular amenities. South of the city is the US state of Washington, a popular recreation and vacation destination for many Surrey homeowners.
Surrey land fosters growth and beauty: citizens have access to over 6,000 acres of park land and nature trails. Agricultural farmers provide residents locally grown fruits and vegetables, while stunning gardens offer relaxation and elegant beauty. Surrey residents and wine lovers alike can voyage to any of the 200 wineries in the province.
Nearly 50% of Surrey residents are visible minorities, adding a spectrum of cultures and diversity to our great city. Festivals and galleries keep the city vibrant and contribute to the growing arts scene. From glass blowing to arts tours, the showcase of rich culture is found everywhere. Families in Surrey love our multiculturalism! Cultural diversity also extends to dining locations, expanding the culinary choices available. Casual, fine dining and fast food are suitably placed throughout the city; however, it is the ethnic cuisine that truly adds flavour. Mediterranean, Asian, Hispanic and Caribbean are just a sampling of the dining experiences available in Surrey.
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