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S. Forward Sortation Areas Cartographic Boundary File, (2001 Census), Canada
Entry ID: Canada_SC_FSACartoBoundaryFile

Abstract: The 2001 Census Forward Sortation Areas Cartographic Boundary File is available
as a standard package for Canada. It depicts forward sortation area (FSA)
boundaries derived from postal codes captured from the 2001 Census
questionnaires. Through analysis of the postal codes reported by census
households, a single FSA was assigned to each dissemination area (most often
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 42.0   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Industry Canada, Statistics Canada, Geography Division
Dataset Title: S. Forward Sortation Areas Cartographic Boundary File, (2001 Census), Canada
Dataset Release Date: 20021128
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Statistics Canada
Online Resource:
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Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Crown copyright.
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Dataset ID: Catalogue Number: 92F0170XC

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City: Montreal
Province or State: Quebec
Postal Code: H2Z 1X4
Country: Canada
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Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0T6
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24
Future DIF Review Date: 2006-06-04