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This is a reference map showing all of the census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations in Canada in 2016.

Available for downloading or viewing:

Standard Geographical Classification, National map - Census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2016 (PDF version, 21487.7 kb)

Map and legend details

Census metropolitan areas are represented by a red dot outlined in black, while census agglomerations are represented by a smaller red dot. The names of census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations are labelled on the map with black text. Please refer to the data section below for more information.

Provinces and territories are outlined in a black line, and their names are labelled on the map with black text.

The Trans-Canada Highway is displayed on the map with a thin grey line.

There is an inset displayed in the bottom right corner of the map, detailing the corridor from the city of Windsor (Ontario) to the ville of Québec (Quebec).

Water bodies are shaded blue and are displayed on the map for reference purposes.

All maps in this series are oriented to the north.

The maps vary in scale and size. Scale is expressed on this map as a representative fraction and also with a graphic bar scale.

The map projection for the map is Lambert Conformal Conic.

Lambert Conformal Conic Projection

Data

The following census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations are displayed for Canada.

Source

Sources: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016; Hydrography from National Geographic Database, 2016.

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