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Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006


Provinces and territories with codes, abbreviations and regions of Canada

Provinces / Territories Regions
Code Name Map Alpha code Abbreviation Name Map
10 Newfoundland and Labrador map NL 1 N.L. 1 Atlantic map
11 Prince Edward Island map PE P.E.I. Atlantic map
12 Nova Scotia map NS N.S. Atlantic map
13 New Brunswick map NB N.B. Atlantic map
24 Quebec map QC Que. Quebec map
35 Ontario map ON Ont. Ontario map
46 Manitoba map MB Man. Prairies map
47 Saskatchewan map SK Sask. Prairies map
48 Alberta map AB Alta. Prairies map
59 British Columbia map BC B.C. British Columbia map
60 Yukon Territory
(Yukon since Oct. 2008)
map YT Y.T. Territories map
61 Northwest Territories map NT N.W.T. Territories map
62 Nunavut map NU Nvt. Territories map

1 On October 21, 2002, the alpha code for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador changed from NF to NL. In addition, the English abbreviation for Newfoundland and Labrador, which was provisional in the SGC 2001 changed from Nfld.Lab. to N.L..