(UNUSUAL AND UNIQUE)
Canadian Place Names
To find out How Canada's Provinces/Territories and Capital Cities Got Their Names
There are a fair share of weird & unusual Canadian place names
... try these ones on, eh!
|NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR||
|PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND||
|NORTHWEST TERRITORIES & NUNAVUT||
And what is Canada's Longest Community Name ...? Try ....
Cape St. George-Petit Jardin-Grand Jardin-De Grau-Marches Point-Loretto
(a small community in Newfoundland)
Canada's Longest Place Name is either L'Annonciation de la Bienheureuse Vierge Marie de Nazareth (which is a geographical area in Quebec and when translated from French to English is: The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Nazareth). - or - Pekwachnamaykoskwaskwaypinwanik (which is a lake in Manitoba and Nunavut).
(NOTE: - this page was 'obtained' from Durty Dan's Canadian Corner , slightly edited, added to, and used with his blanket permission)
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