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Canada provinces

Canada is the world’s second largest largest country in total area, covering most of Northern America.(Russia is the largest country in the world, covering 17,098,242 km².) Some 33 million people occupy the country’s 9,984,670 km². The capital is Ottowa, a municipality within the Province of Ontario. The name Canada likely comes from the Iroquoian word kanata, meaning “village.”

Province Code Capital Population Size km²
Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia

Northwest Territory*

Nunavut*

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Yukon*

AB

BC

MB

NB

NF

NS

NT

NU

ON

PE

PQ

SK

YU

Edmonton

Victoria

Winnipeg

Fredericton

St. John’s

Halifax

Yellowknife

Iqaluit

Toronto

Charlottetown

Quebec City

Regina

Whitehorse

3,455,000

4,355,000

1,184,000

750,000

508,000

934,000

42,000

32,000

13,000,000

140,000

7,800,000

1,000,000

31,000

661,848

944,735

647,797

72,908

405,212

55,284

1,346,106

2,093,190

1,076,395

5,660

1,542,056

651,036

482,443

*Territory
As at 2010

Official Canada government site

07/04/2010. Category: countries. Tags: , .

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