Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/) is a coastal city located in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Part of the Metro Vancouver area, it has an estimated population of 198,309 people as of 2016.[2] Richmond has an immigrantpopulation of 60%, the highest in Canada. Richmond is the location of Vancouver International Airport and was the siteof the long track speed skating events during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Richmond is located on Lulu Island at the mouth of the Fraser River, and also encompasses adjacent Sea Island and some smaller uninhabited islets to the north and south. Neighbouring communities are Vancouver and Burnaby to the north, New Westminster to the east, and Delta to the south. The Strait of Georgia forms its western border.