Canadian Geography

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Summary and Description

Below you will find an overview video (7:43 mins) that covers details on Canadian geography, along with sources, methodology, geographic hierarchies and applications.


Additional Resources

Canadian Geographies
Abbreviation Name
DA Dissemination Area
ADA Aggregate Dissemination Area
CSD Census Subdivision
CD Census Division
PR Province
CT Census Tract
CMA/CA Census Metropolitan Area/Census Agglomeration
REG Region
FED Federal Electoral District
CCS Census Consolidated Subdivision
ER Economic Region
FSA Forward Sortation Area
FSALDU Postal Code; Forward Sortation Area Local Distribution Unit