Maps: Reference maps

Major characteristics

Reference maps illustrate the location of the geographic areas for which census data are tabulated and disseminated. The maps display the boundaries, names and unique identifiers of standard geographic areas, as well as major cultural and physical features, such as streets, railroads, coastlines, rivers and lakes.

What's new?

  • Nothing new to report for this product.

Geography

  • National maps showing census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations (CMAs/CAs), census divisions (CDs), census divisions and economic regions (CDs/ERs), federal electoral districts (FEDs) (2003 Representation Order) and Statistical Area Classification (SAC).
  • Standard Geographical Classification, Volume II, maps for Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions (CDs), census subdivisions (CSDs).
  • Census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations by census tracts (CMAs, CAs/CTs), census subdivisions by dissemination areas (CSDs/DAs), census tracts by dissemination areas (CTs/DAs), non tracted census agglomerations by dissemination areas (CAs/DAs).

Internet access

Available via the Internet:

  • PDF format.

Other delivery methods

'Print-on-demand' service available, for fee. Contact Statistics Canada's National Contact Centre at 1-800-263-1136 for more information.

Availability

February 8, 2012 – Census metropolitan areas and census agglomeration areas by census tracts (CMAs, CAs/CTs), census subdivisions by dissemination areas (CSDs/DAs), census tracts by dissemination areas (CTs/DAs), non-tracted census agglomerations by dissemination areas (CAs/DAs).

Price/Price range

Available for free to all users via the Internet.