This Map Shows The True Meaning Behind Every Province Name In Canada
It all makes sense now.
Canada's provinces and territories have some pretty interesting names to say the least.
These places often derive their names from Canada's Native languages such as Algonquin, Cree, Ojibwe or Assiniboine. But what do they mean?
Luckily, Expedia created a map of Canada and the United States, which shows the literal translation of places, states, provinces and territories.
Newfoundland and Labrador: New Found Launde and One Who Tilled the Ground
Quebec: Narrow Passage
Ontario: Sparkling Water
Prince Edward Island: Son of King George III
Nova Scotia: New Scotland
New Brunswick: Home of King George
And in case you were curious, here is the map of the United States: