温哥华市是加拿大卑诗省低陆平原地区一沿岸城市，地理位置位于卑诗省西南沿海地区，坐落布勒半岛西部，南面濒临菲莎河北支流，北面则濒临布勒内湾和英吉利湾，是加拿大西岸最大的港口。向西面向乔治亚海峡，但由温哥华岛天然屏障所遮挡。温哥华使用太平洋时区(UTC−8)，并处于加拿大陆地生态区域（Pacific Maritime Ecozone）。虽然纬度较高，但因有暖流经过，所以冬季一般不常降雪，港口不结冰。根据2016年加拿大统计局人口普查，温哥华市人口有631，486人。而大温哥华地区的人口为246万，是卑诗省以至加拿大西部最大的都会区，以及全国第三大都会区；市内人口则在全国排行第八。温哥华气候温和，四季宜人，市内草地常绿、繁花似锦，有许多城市公园，其中史丹利公（面积404.9公顷，1.001英亩)为北美中最大城市公园之一。温哥华属温带海洋性气候。
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. As the most populous city in the province, the 2016 census recorded 631,486 people in the city, up from 603,502 in 2011. The Greater Vancouver area had a population of 2,463,431 in 2016, making it the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada. Vancouver has the highest population density in Canada with over 5,400 people per square kilometre, which makes it the fourth-most densely populated city with over 250,000 residents in North America behind New York City, San Francisco, and Mexico City according to the 2011 census. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada according to that census; 52% of its residents have a first language other than English. Vancouver is classed as a Beta global city. With its scenic views, mild climate, and friendly people, Vancouver is known around the world as both a popular tourist attraction and one of the best places to live. Vancouver is also one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada with 52 percent of the population speaking a first language other than English.