Greater Ottawa - Gatineau Postal Code Forward Sortation Areas Map

This map of Ottawa-Gatineau shows postal code forward sortation areas overlaid on a road map. Ideal for planning of deliveries, home services, sales territories, real estate... Read More

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This map of Ottawa-Gatineau shows postal code forward sortation areas overlaid on a roadmap. Ideal for the planning of deliveries, home services, sales territories, real estate and much more. Base map features include all roads with major roads and highways labelled; neighbourhood names; railways; and high-level land use such as parks and recreation areas, industrial areas and hospital campuses.

Geography

Greater Ottawa

The Greater Ottawa Region covers the municipalities bordering the Ottawa River from Stewartville in the West to Hawkesbury in the East and North of Highway 43. At the centre of this region is the Ottawa Area, comprising the City of Ottawa and surrounding municipalities including Kanata, Nepean, and Orleans.

The region is divided into two sub-regions

Ottawa Area Sub-region: This area comprises primarily the City of Ottawa. It is the second largest urban centre in Ontario with a population over 1.1 million and a mix of electricity customers including government and commercial facilities, light industry, and residential customers.

Outer Ottawa Sub-region: This sub-region comprises the eastern and western parts of the Greater Ottawa Region. The eastern part is bordered by the City of Clarence-Rockland, Municipality of Casselman, and eastward to Champlain Township, while the western part is located to the West of Kanata.

Gatineau

The city in western Quebec is the fourth-largest city in the province after Montreal, Quebec City, and Laval. It is coextensive with a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) and census division (CD) of the same name, whose geographical code is 81.

Population and Ethnicity

Ottawa

The population of Ottawa in 2011 was 883,391 which was an 8.8% increase from 2006. The population of the census metropolitan area was 1,215,735. Members of visible minority groups (non-white/European) constitute 23.7 per cent, while those of Aboriginal origin make up 2.1% of the total population. The largest visible minority groups are Black Canadians: 5.7%, Chinese Canadians: 4.0%, South Asians: 3.9%, and Arabs: 3.7%. Smaller groups include Southeast Asians, Filipinos, Latin Americans, and West Asians.

Gatineau

As per the 2011 census, the city of Gatineau had a population of 265,349 which was an increase of 9.6% compared to 2006. The First Nations comprise 2.7% of the population. The city had substantially minority status as per year 2001 census Around 4.3% of the population self-identified as having a visible minority status, including, among others, about 1.3% who self-identified as Black, about 1.0% self-identifying as Arab, 0.5% as Latin American, 0.4% as Chinese, 0.3% as Southeast Asian, 0.2% as South Asian, and about 0.1% as Filipino.

Postal Codes

The Greater Ottawa area is smaller than that of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA), which is 6,287 km2 (2,427 sq mi) in size. Ottawa–Gatineau is the only CMA in the nation to fall within two provinces. Ottawa is where the system of postal codes was first introduced. Before the framework came into being, large cities were often divided into postal zones or postal districts, which were numbered from 1 upwards within each city. A Canadian postal code is a code of letters and digits that are incorporated in a postal address. The purpose of these postal codes is to aid sortation of mails. For instance, the name, address, destination written on letters or packages are meant to assist in efficient delivery to that location.

Ottawa’s postal codes are formulated like K0A, K0A 1K0, K0A 1W0, etc. For Gatineau, the postal codes are structured like J8L 0A2, J8L 1A1, J8L 1A2, etc.

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