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Dissemination Area Reference Maps, by Census Subdivisions, for areas outside Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations

The Dissemination Area Reference Maps, by Census Subdivisions, for areas outside Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations cover areas outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations. Each map in this series covers one census subdivision and displays the boundaries and codes of dissemination areas, designated places and their names, as well as urban and rural areas within that census subdivision. There are 4,470 maps in this series.

The maps also display census subdivision boundaries with street network and other visible features such as railroads, rivers and lakes. The maps vary in scale and size; the maximum dimensions are 86 cm by 61 cm (34 inches by 24 inches).

Dissemination area reference maps are also available by census tracts for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations (92-147-XIB), and by non-tracted census agglomerations (92-148-UIB). Together, the three sets of dissemination area maps cover all of Canada.

A reference guide is available (92-145-GWE).

Reference maps are available free on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca), or they can be purchased through the enquiries line in electronic format (PDF on CD-ROM) or paper format, please contact us.


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The maximum dimensions for any Dissemination Areas by Census Subdivision, for Areas Outside Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations map are 86 cm by 61 cm (34 inches by 24 inches).

You need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the maps. For more information, visit Troubleshooting PDFs.

Contact us to order a copy of these maps on paper or on CD-ROM.