National regions. The Provinces and territories are sometimes grouped into regions, listed here from west to east by province, followed by the three territories.Seats in the Senate are equally divided among four regions: the West, Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes, with special status for Newfoundland and Labrador as well as for the three territories of Northern Canada ('the North').
The territories are to the north, where fewer people live, close to the Arctic Circle and Arctic Ocean. Here is a list of the provinces and territories, and their standard abbreviations, with their capitals (the cities where their governments are based) and largest cities. Canada's national capital, where the federal government meets, is Ottawa.
As a country, Canada has ten provinces and three territories. These subdivisions vary widely in both land and water area. The largest subdivision by land area is the territory of Nunavut. The largest subdivision by water area is the province of Quebec. The smallest subdivision of both land and water area is the province of Prince Edward Island.
This is a list of Canadian provinces and territories by area. Canada has ten provinces and three territories. In total area, Canada is the second-largest country in the world; in land area, however, it ranks fourth. In terms of freshwater area, Canada is the largest country. Listings. Land area. Areas are rounded to the nearest whole unit.
The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.In the 1867 Canadian Confederation, three provinces of British North America—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada (which, upon Confederation, was divided into Ontario and Quebec)—were united to form a federated ...
While Canada's ten provinces and three territories exhibit high per capita GDPs, there is wide variation among them. Ontario, the country's most populous province, is a manufacturing and trade locus with extensive linkages to the northeastern and midwestern United States.
^C Nirvana is the unofficial name of this mountain and shows on alpine literature as such, as of 2008 the Canadian Government still refers to it as "unnamed peak". ^D This peak, which lies on the border between the two provinces, is known as Mount Caubvick in Newfoundland and Labrador and Mont D'Iberville in Quebec.
Since Confederation in 1867, there have been several proposals for new Canadian provinces and territories. The Constitution of Canada requires an amendment for the creation of a new province  but the creation of a new territory requires only an act of Parliament ;  therefore, it is easier legislatively to create a territory than a province.
As a country, Canada has ten provinces and three territories.These subdivisions vary widely in both land and water area. The largest subdivision by land area is the territory of Nunavut.
Communities by provinces and territories of Canada This is a list of incorporated cities in Canada , in alphabetical order categorized by province or territory. More thorough lists of communities are available for each province.