Miramichi, New BrunswickMiramichi
population 18,508) is the largest city in northern New Brunswick
. It is situated at the mouth of the Miramichi River
where it flows into the Gulf of St. Lawrence
The city was formed in 1995, when five smaller town governments (Newcastle, Chatham, Douglastown, Loggieville and Nelson) merged with several other rural communities to form a so-called "megacity".