The Town of
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The Town of Burin is located on the Burin Peninsula (Route 210) and is a part of the Heritage Loop. It is a picturesque community in Placentia Bay of approximately 3000 citizens living in a spread-out area on the shores of Burin Inlet, an inlet of water extending 8 km (5 mi) inland from the sea.
The Town itself is a collection of many separate settlements dating back to the 18th century that were incorporated in 1950 to make the Town of Burin. Burin offers a wide variety of services and modern ammenities to residents and business that are located in the town.
Modern Public Schools, College of the North Atlantic Secondary School, Regional Hospital, and Fire & Ambulance services are all available within the town. Of course, banking, shopping, and local restuarants and B&Bs tences of a large community with the scenic beauty and hospitality well-known of outport Newfoundland and Labrador.
Based in a traditional fishing community, Burin is well known today for its breathtaking scenery, friendly people and charming ways.
We are also the Hub for Medical and Secondary Educational services for the Burin Peninsula!
Explore Burin's web site and you'll be eager to experience the historic and rich culture of a seafaring people!
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