Canada Latitude/Longitude Database, Multiple Cities

Canada Post including Alternate Township Names

There are many commonly known Canadian cities and towns that are simply not listed in Canadian Postal databases. Canada Post uses a subset of city names to fit their purpose, but many are left out even though you may find them on a map or as a part of normal communication. Our CanadaPlus database includes all cities and towns plus their latitude and longitudes coordinates. This database has 1.2 million records (over 375,000 more than ordinary Canadian Postal CodeOM databases).

This is an Enterprise Class database that is updated monthly. It is extremely clean and well suited for commercial purposes. Each record is geocoded and standardized to ensure consistent casing, correct spellings, and uniformity.

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Based on frequency of change, we recommend you download the latest version of this particular database on a regular basis.

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Alternate Canada City Names

Our CanadaPlus Edition contains a list of Canada Postal Codes of over 1.2 million records. By comparison, a standard Canadian Postal Codes database (including our standard list of Canadian Postal CodesOM) have over 875,000 records. This version has Canada Latitude and Longitude. This postal code latitude longitude database is intended for Enterprise customers and is excellent for establishing Time Zones for Canadian customers, meeting Canada Post requirements, city verification, and linking areas to Canada latitude and longitude coordinates.

Stable Verification Methods

As the very first Company to ever license this list of Canada Postal CodesOM, we know precision and accuracy is a result of manual verification, cross-referencing with multiple resources, and stable methods. We’ve been refining our algorithms for identifying and resolving irregularities since 1992! Learn more: Benefits of Street-Level Lat/Long   /   View the Product Documentation

Database Specs

Multi-Cities per Postal Code

If a Postal Code boundary covers more than one city, each city is listed as a separate record.

Data Format - CSV

Comma-Separated Values (CSV) Text File

Postal Code

The postal code is 7 characters in the following format: ANA NAN.  Please note that there is a space in the 4th position

Province Code

The Province code is 2 characters (AB=Alberta, BC=British Columbia, MB=Manitoba, etc.)

City/ Town

The city/town is up to 30 characters long.

City Sequence

This 2 digit max field will contain a '1' for a postal code's primary city and increment for alternate cities.

Canada Latitude and Longitude

High Precision Postal Code Latitude Longitude: The format for Latitude is: 99.999999 and the format for Longitude is: ‐999.999999.  Note that west longitudes (all of the Canadian locations), contain a negative number.

Time Zones

The format is: ‐9999 (2‐digit hours and 2‐digit minutes relative to GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)). All Time Zones in the Western Hemisphere are negative relative to the GMT. (-0500=Eastern, -0600=Central, etc.) Note: both Hours and Minutes are imperative for accuracy. For example, Newfoundland Island (and parts of Labrador is -0330 (minus 3 hours and 30 minutes from GMT), yet the bulk of Labrador is -0400 hours from GMT.

Daylight Saving Time Flag

Indicates whether Daylight Savings Time is observed in that Postal Code area.

Area Code

The 3 digit Canadian area code.

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Limitations

Cannot be resold, transferred, or used to compete with GreatData.com (as outlined in license agreement). One copy per application or business entity.

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Canada Postal Codes with Latitude and Longitude (over 875,000 Records)
Canada Postal Codes without Latitude and Longitude (over 875,000 Records)