Canada is the second-largest country considering total area of a country, and it is one of the wealthiest countries. Canada’s border with the United States is the longest border in the world. It is divided into provinces and terrirories, for which there are specific abbreviations.
Abbreviations for Canadian Provinces
Canada has ten provinces, and three territories.
The provinces of Canada, and the Canadian provinces abbreviations (land area in square kilometers) are the following:
- AB - Alberta (642,317)
- BC - British Columbia (925,186)
- MB - Manitoba (553,556)
- NB - New Brunswick (71,450)
- NL - Newfoundland and Labrador (373,872)
- NS - Nova Scotia (53,338)
- ON - Ontario (917,741)
- PE - Prince Edward Island (5,660)
- QC - Quebec (1,356,128)
- SK - Saskatchewan (591,670)
- NT - Northwest Territories (1,183,085)
- NU - Nunavut (1,936,113)
- YT - Yukon (474,391)
These provinces and territories are grouped into into Western Canada, Atlantic Canada, Northern Canada, and Central Canada.
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