Canada Provinces and Capitals List

This is list of Canada Provinces and Territories Capitals and their geographical region, population, area, confederation year and and their standard abbreviations.

Canada Provinces and Capitals Map

Canada Provinces and Capitals Map About Map (Map credit: Map showing the Canada's 10 Provinces and 3 Territories and their capitals and National Capital "Ottawa".

Canada, is the 2nd largest country in the world, located in the northern part of North America. Ottawa is the national capital of Canada, is located in Ontario. Canada is made up of 13 administrative divisions: 10 provinces and 3 territories. Canada has a population of about 34 million people. Here is a list of the provinces and territories, with their capitals and their standard abbreviations, regions, population and total area.

The Regions of Canada

Canada includes five geographical regions.

  • The Atlantic Provinces
  • Central Canada
  • The Prairie Provinces
  • The West Coast
  • The Northern Territories
  • Canada Provinces and Territories Capitals

    Provinces and TerritoriesPostal Abbr.CapitalRegionEntered ConfederationPopulationTotal Area
    OntarioONTorontoCentral CanadaJuly 1, 186714,755,2111,076,395
    QuebecQCQuebec CityCentral CanadaJuly 1, 18678,575,9441,542,056
    British ColumbiaBCVictoriaWest CoastJuly 20, 18715,153,039944,735
    AlbertaABEdmontonPrairie ProvincesSeptember 1, 19054,436,258661,848
    ManitobaMBWinnipegPrairie ProvincesJuly 15, 18701,380,935647,797
    SaskatchewanSKReginaPrairie ProvincesSeptember 1, 19051,178,832651,036
    Nova ScotiaNSHalifaxAtlantic regionJuly 1, 1867979,44955,284
    New BrunswickNBFrederictonAtlantic regionJuly 1, 1867782,07872,908
    Newfoundland and LabradorNLSt. John'sAtlantic regionMarch 31, 1949520,438405,212
    Prince Edward IslandPECharlottetownAtlantic regionJuly 1, 1873159,8195,660
    Northwest TerritoriesNTYellowknifeNorthJuly 15, 187045,1361,346,106
    Yukon (Territories)YTWhitehorseNorthJune 13, 189842,192482,443
    Nunavut (Territories)NUIqaluitNorthApril 1, 199939,4072,093,190