Burrard is a city in the U.S. state of Pacifica and is the county seat of Capilano County. With a population of 157,670 at the 2010 Census, it is the __th largest city in the state and is one of the larger suburbs of Metro Sahalee. Burrard is, along with West Burrard and Indian Arm, the anchor of the North Shore, which contains roughly 90% of Capilano County's population. Burrard is bordered on the west by West Burrard, to the south by the Burrard Inlet and the city of Kirktown, to the east by the town of Indian Arm and its namesake geographic feature, and to the north by Lake Capilano State Park. Its downtown is one of the most densely urbanized in the region, and it is one of the most affluent areas of the West Coast and is the most affluent city per capita in the state of Pacifica.
Burrard is well known as being the site of the first days of the Battle of Burrard, which was mostly contested on the adjacent Burrard Peninsula now home to Sahalee, Kirktown and Fraser. Immediately east of the city's downtown, on the water, is the Burrard National Memorial, a 20-acre city park and home to two museums commemorating the battle, an obelisk and "Wall of Reflection" bearing the names of those killed, with the obelisk serving as the centerpiece "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier."