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Canada Provinces

Learn about Canada Provinces and Territories.


Canada provinces number 10, with three territories to the north (Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut). Each province and territory has its own unique draw for visitors. The following is a list of the 10 provinces in Canada, from west to east, followed by the territories.

1. British Columbia

Major Cities & Towns: Victoria (provincial capital), Vancouver, Whistler, Kelowna
Best Known For: Okanagan wine region, skiing, fishing, whale watching, golf and other outdoor adventures
Map of British Columbia
British Columbia Fast Facts
BC Tourism Website

2. Alberta

Major Cities: Edmonton (provincial capital), Calgary, Banff / Lake Louise
Best Known For: Calgary Stampede, Edmonton Folk Festival, Edmonton Mall, Rocky Mountains, Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
Map of Alberta
Alberta Fast Facts
Travel Alberta Website

3. Saskatchewan

Major Cities: Regina (provincial capital), Saskatoon, Prince Albert
Best Known For: Fishing, hunting and other outdoor adventure
Map of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Fast Facts
Saskatchewan Tourism Website

4. Manitoba

Major Cities: Winnipeg (provincial capital), Churchill
Best Known For: Polar Bear Capital of the World, Le Festival du Voyageur, Folklorama
Map of Manitoba
Manitoba Fast Facts
Travel Manitoba Website

5. Ontario

Major Cities: Toronto (provincial capital), Ottawa (federal capital), Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Best Known For: Algonquin Park, CN Tower, Niagara wine region, Bruce Trail, woods and lakes
Map of Ontario
Ontario Fast Facts
Ontario Tourism website

6. Quebec

Major Cities: Quebec City (provincial capital), Montreal
Best Known For: French Culture / Language, Old Montreal, Plains of Abraham, skiing
Map of Quebec
Quebec Fast Facts
Quebec Tourism Website

7. New Brunswick

Major Cities: Fredericton (provincial capital), Moncton, St. John
Best Known For: Bay of Fundy, Appalachian Range, coastline, lighthouses
Map of New Brunswick
New Brunswick Fast Facts
New Brunswick Tourism Website

8. Nova Scotia

Major Cities: Halifax (provincial capital), Sydney, Wolfville, Peggy's Cove
Best Known For: Cabot Trail and other scenic drives, Celtic culture, Fortress of Louisbourg, fresh lobster dinners, coastline, Annapolis Valley
Map of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Fast Facts
Nova Scotia Tourism Website

9. Prince Edward Island

10. Newfoundland & Labrador

Major Cities: St. John's (provincial capital)
Best Known For: Gros Morne National Park, the friendliness of the people, icebergs, whale watching
Map of Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland & Labrador Fast Facts
Newfoundland & Labrador Website

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