Canada is the second biggest country in the world by area. However, when it comes to population, the country does not even rank in top 30. The following is a list of the top 10 largest cities in Canada by population. Later the list of top 10 largest Metropolitan areas in Canada is also shared.
The following data is based on 2021 Canadian census. The population census in Canada is conducted every 5 years. Next census is scheduled in 2026.
Top 10 largest cities in Canada by population
|Ranking||City||Population (2021 census)||Province|
Top 10 largest Metropolitan areas in Canada by population
|Ranking||Metropolitan area||Population (2021 census)||Province|
|4||Ottawa-Gatineau||1,488,307||Ontario and Quebec|
|10||Kitchener – Cambridge – Waterloo||575,847||Ontario|
(Also read: Top 10 largest cities in the US by population)
- Toronto is the largest city in Canada as well as Ontario province of Canada.
- Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It is the fourth largest city by population. Ottawa-Gatineau Metropolitan area is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country by population.
- Toronto Metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in Canada.
- Montreal is the largest city in Quebec province and the second largest city in Canada.
- Calgary is the largest city in Alberta province.
- Winnipeg is the largest city in Manitoba province.
- Vancouver is the largest city in British Columbia province.