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Table 8
Abbreviations and codes for provinces and territories, 2011 Census


This table lists the standard abbreviations (English and French), internationally approved alpha codes, Standard Geographical Classification codes and region names for provinces and territories for the 2011 Census.

Table 8
Abbreviations and codes for provinces and territories, 2011 Census
Province/Territory Standard abbreviations English/French Internationally approved alpha code (Source: Canada Post) Standard geographical classification (SGC) code Region name

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

Newfoundland and Labrador N.L./T.-N.-L. NL 10 Atlantic
Prince Edward Island P.E.I./Î.-P.-É. PE 11 Atlantic
Nova Scotia N.S./N.-É. NS 12 Atlantic
New Brunswick N.B./N.-B. NB 13 Atlantic
Quebec Que./Qc QC 24 Quebec
Ontario Ont./Ont. ON 35 Ontario
Manitoba Man./Man. MB 46 Prairies
Saskatchewan Sask./Sask. SK 47 Prairies
Alberta Alta./Alb. AB 48 Prairies
British Columbia B.C./C.-B. BC 59 British Columbia
Yukon Y.T./Yn YT 60 Territories
Northwest Territories N.W.T./T.N.-O. NT 61 Territories
Nunavut Nvt./Nt NU 62 Territories
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