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Query by name
Use this page to query the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB). Type the name of a city, town, lake (or any other geographical feature), specify the type of feature you are searching for and the Province or Territory where it is located, and click "Submit Query". This will send a query to the CGNDB and return a list of places or features with the name you specified.
Note: The data returned by a query are derived or encapsulated from records held by provincial, territorial and federal geographical names authorities. Up-to-date information about individual toponyms should be obtained from provincial and territorial geographical names authorities, or the federal department or agency that administers the property.