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I met many interesting people while I was living in Vancouver.

Can I change the sentence above to the sentences below? Do they have slightly different meanings?

I met many interesting people when I lived in Vancouver.

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I met many interesting people when I was living in Vancouver.

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They are both perfectly fine. "While" may have a bit more of a sense of the occurrence happening over a length of time, i.e. during the condition given, and accordingly, "when" sounds a bit like it describes a single point in time. But if so, it is very faint; the context overrides this sense easily.

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X while Y means that Y is true or applies for the entire duration X happened.

X when Y means Y is true because of or as a result of X.

I met many interesting people when I lived in Vancouver.

You're implying somewhat more strongly here than the other sentence that if someone else goes to Vancouver, they will also meet interesting people.

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