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Are there any datasets available that give a list of latitude and longitude points for Canadian province boundaries? I don't need anything too detailed as I'm displaying collated data in smallish info graphics.

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You could use something like this for some rough coordinates:

http://www.getlatlon.com/

http://universimmedia.pagesperso-orange.fr/geo/loc.htm

Or, use the Natural Earth dataset:

http://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/

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There is Natural Earth v2 now available - [released 18th August 2012] kelsocartography.com/blog/?p=4246 –  Mapperz Sep 25 '12 at 16:37
    
Thanks. The natural earth data is just what I am looking for. –  Giles Roberts Sep 26 '12 at 13:45

Should be able to find one on geogratis.ca.

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Thanks for the response. Any further pointers as to which dataset on the site would be suitable? There are a lot of datasets there. –  Giles Roberts Sep 25 '12 at 16:27
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The Atlas of Canada Base Maps provide coverage of the entire Canadian landmass. Data elements are feature coded and structurally clean. Base map components are available in four scales and a number of data exchange formats.

1:2 million

1:7.5 million

1:20 million

1:30 miliion

ArcInfo e00 or DXF.

http://geogratis.cgdi.gc.ca/geogratis/en/option/select.do?id=0BCF289A-0131-247B-FDBD-4CC70989CBCB

Download Area [HTTP]

http://www.geogratis.gc.ca/download/atlas/base/

FTP ftp://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/atlas/base/

Alternatively CanVec is likely to be too detailed for you ftp://ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca/pub/canvec/

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