Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada, also called the Atlantic provinces (French: provinces de l'Atlantique), is the region of Eastern Canada comprising the provinces located on the Atlantic coast, excluding Quebec. The four provinces are New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. As of 2021, the landmass of the four Atlantic provinces was approximately 488,000 km2, and had a population of over 2.4 million people. The provinces combined had an approximate GDP of $121.888 billion[1] in 2011. The term Atlantic Canada was popularized following the admission of Newfoundland as a Canadian province in 1949.

Atlantic Canada
Provinces de l'Atlantique (French)
Atlantic Canada (red) within the rest of Canada
Most populous municipalityHalifax
  Total487,924.76 km2 (188,388.80 sq mi)
  Density4/km2 (10/sq mi)

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