List of the 100 largest cities and towns in Canada by area

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Canada had 1,137 municipalities that held city, town or ville[a] status as of 2011.[1] This list presents the 100 largest of these municipalities by land area in square kilometres at the time of the 2011 census.[2] Municipalities with other statuses and unincorporated areas are excluded.

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Rank Municipality Province Status Area (km2)
1 La Tuque Quebec Ville 25,113.7
2 Senneterre Quebec Ville 14,892.0
3 Rouyn-Noranda Quebec Ville 6,010.5
4 Val-d'Or Quebec Ville 3,551.79
5 Greater Sudbury Ontario City 3,227.38
6 Kawartha Lakes Ontario City 3,083.06
7 Timmins Ontario City 2,979.15
8 Ottawa Ontario City 2,790.22
9 Gillam Manitoba Town 1,996.34
10 Sept-Îles Quebec Ville 1,764.13
11 Norfolk County Ontario City 1,607.6
12 Leaf Rapids Manitoba Town 1,272.87
13 Haldimand County Ontario City 1,251.57
14 Snow Lake Manitoba Town 1,211.89
15 Saguenay Quebec Ville 1,126.48
16 Gaspé Quebec Ville 1,121.07
17 Hamilton Ontario City 1,117.23
18 Port-Cartier Quebec Ville 1,101.31
19 Prince Edward County Ontario City 1,050.45
20 Lynn Lake Manitoba Town 910.23
21 Brant Ontario City 843.29
22 Calgary Alberta City 825.29
23 Shawinigan Quebec Ville 733.48
24 Témiscaming Quebec Ville 718.18
25 Elliot Lake Ontario City 714.56
26 Huntsville Ontario Town 710.64
27 Chibougamau Quebec Ville 699.31
28 Caledon Ontario Town 688.15
29 Edmonton Alberta City 684.37
30 Saint-Raymond Quebec Ville 670.75
31 Laurentian Hills Ontario Town 640.48
32 Toronto Ontario City 630.21
33 Bracebridge Ontario Town 625.66
34 Iroquois Falls Ontario Town 599.92
35 Mont-Laurier Quebec Ville 590.76
36 Dégelis Quebec Ville 556.64
37 Belleterre Quebec Ville 551.29
38 Moosonee Ontario Town 550.12
39 Baie-Saint-Paul Quebec Ville 546.71
40 Cochrane Ontario Town 539.02
41 South Bruce Peninsula Ontario Town 538.32
42 Kearney Ontario Town 531.31
43 Lakeshore Ontario Town 530.32
44 Blind River Ontario Town 526.46
45 Mississippi Mills Ontario Town 519.53
46 Gravenhurst Ontario Town 518.59
47 Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands Ontario Town 495.68
48 Quinte West Ontario City 494.15
49 Mirabel Quebec Ville 485.59
50 Fermont Quebec Ville 470.67
51 Winnipeg Manitoba City 464.08
52 Greater Napanee Ontario Town 461.31
53 La Malbaie Quebec Ville 459.34
54 Rivière-Rouge Quebec Ville 455.35
55 Québec Quebec Ville 454.1
56 Kingston Ontario City 451.17
57 Lévis Quebec Ville 449.31
58 St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador City 446.06
59 Bécancour Quebec Ville 440.74
60 Percé Quebec Ville 432.39
61 Amos Quebec Ville 430.67
62 London Ontario City 420.57
63 Chandler Quebec Ville 419.53
64 Whitehorse Yukon City 416.54
65 Gracefield Quebec Ville 386.21
66 Abbotsford British Columbia City 375.55
67 Baie Verte Newfoundland and Labrador Town 371.09
68 Montréal Quebec Ville 365.13
69 Saint-Félicien Quebec Ville 363.57
70 Milton Ontario Town 363.22
71 Sherbrooke Quebec Ville 353.49
72 Gatineau Quebec Ville 342.98
73 Pohénégamook Quebec Ville 340.33
74 Rimouski Quebec Ville 339.84
75 Baie-Comeau Quebec Ville 338.99
76 Thunder Bay Ontario City 328.24
77 North Bay Ontario City 319.05
78 Plympton-Wyoming Ontario Town 318.76
79 Prince George British Columbia City 318.26
80 Surrey British Columbia City 316.41
81 Saint John New Brunswick City 315.82
82 Happy Valley-Goose Bay Newfoundland and Labrador Town 305.85
83 Minto Ontario Town 300.57
84 Kamloops British Columbia City 299.23
85 Clarence-Rockland Ontario City 297.86
86 Erin Ontario Town 297.75
87 Cookshire-Eaton Quebec Ville 295.95
88 Dolbeau-Mistassini Quebec Ville 295.67
89 Mississauga Ontario City 292.4
90 Trois-Rivières Quebec Ville 288.9
91 Georgina Ontario Town 287.72
92 The Blue Mountains Ontario Town 287.23
93 Innisfil Ontario Town 284.21
94 Essex Ontario Town 277.92
95 Mono Ontario Town 277.78
96 Halton Hills Ontario Town 276.25
97 New Tecumseth Ontario Town 274.18
98 Vaughan Ontario City 273.52
99 Brampton Ontario City 266.34
100 Sainte-Anne-des-Monts Quebec Ville 263.31

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to Statistics Canada, both "city" and "town" can translate to "ville" in French.[1] Thus, those municipalities in Quebec holding "ville" status are considered equivalents of cities or towns for the purpose of this list.

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