Moncton is located at the southeast corner of New Brunswick, not far from the border with Nova Scotia. Greater Moncton has 110,500 residents, of which 30 percent are francophone and 70 percent anglophone, living in harmony in the rich ethnic traditions of the province.
Communties in teh Greater Moncton inlcoude Riverview , across the river, Dieppe, just to the east. Lakeville and Irishtown to the north, and Berry Mills, Indian Mountain, and Salisbury to the west
The city is close to Magnetic Hill, which is Canada's third most visited natural attraction. The city is also a great viewing point for the twice-daily tidal bores on the Petitcodiac River caused by the extreme Bay of Fundy tides