Provinces & Territories


Yukon

The Yukon is the neighbor of the US state of Alaska. The territory has an area of 482,443 square kilometers, in it live 37,858 inhabitants (as of 2016). About three-quarters of them live in the…


Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is the middle of the three prairie provinces. The name of the province is derived from (fast flowing river) from the language of the Cree.   The province is characterized by boreal coniferous forests…


Québec

“Where the river gets narrower” is the name of the largest province of Canada in the Algonquian language. Québec has been recognized as a “nation within a united Canada” since November 27, 2006, and has…


Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island is one of the three Atlantic provinces and also the smallest province in Canada. The province is named after Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strat Hearn, the father of Queen Victoria….


Ontario

Ontario is the most populated and, after Québec, Canada’s second largest in terms of area. Nunavut and the Northwest Territories are larger in the area but are not counted among the provinces.   Ontario borders…


Nunavut

Nunavut is a territory in northern Canada. The territory is mainly administered by the state and gives the Inuit people living their special rights. In addition to the official languages English and French, Inuktitut and…


Nova Scotia

  Nova Scotia, as Nova Scotia is called in German, is one of the three Atlantic provinces. The province consists of the peninsula of the same name and Cape Breton Island. Nova Scotia is the…


Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories cover an area of 1,346,106 square kilometers with a population of 41,500 people. Half of them are indigenous people like Inuit, Métis or First Nation. The majority of the population lives in…