Example for coloring us counties creating an. More recently with the advent of packages like sp rgdal and rgeos r has been acquiring much of the functionality of traditional gis packages like arcgis etc.
And there we have it.
R map canada provinces. Map appears to be split along the international dateline. However i have not been able to plot the u s. Lawrence seaway opened in 1959 and on february 15 1965 canada proudly flew its first official national banner a red and white maple leaf flag.
It has a population of around 4 068 000. I was able to outline the us states using map data sta. As a country canada has ten provinces and three territories these subdivisions vary widely in both land and water area.
I am using ggplot2 to plot a map of the united states and canada and i want to display outlines of the us states and the canadian provinces. I have downloaded shapefiles for provisions and census divisions from this page. The largest subdivision by land area is the territory of nunavut the largest subdivision by water area is the province of quebec the smallest subdivision of both land and water area is the province of prince edward island.
Dear r ers i am wondering what is the smallest geographicterritorial unit available for formatting in canada. Flags of canada s provinces alberta. Convert from shapefile to geojson.
A map of canada with census division boundaries that you can join data to in the same way as described in the draw maps chapter of data visualization. For a long time r has had a relatively simple mechanism via the maps package for making simple outlines of maps and plotting lat long points and paths on them. I know that in the us it is the county so that i can color us counties any way i want for example.
Can someone please help me to. Alberta has an extremely strong economy driven primarily by oil natural gas forestry and tourism. After decades of bitter debate over its border with quebec newfoundland joined canada as a province in 1949.
Once i downloaded the shapefile i followed the steps i have written before at this post. Alberta is one of canada s western provinces and is the country s fourth most populated province. Download shapefiles statistics canada publishes canada s various types of boundary data such as provinces divisions electoral districts river lake etc.
On wed jan 25 2012 at 9 25 pm dimitri liakhovitski hidden email wrote. Making maps with r intro. Canada was again on an economic roll and it would never look back.
Map of canada colored by province showing 2011 census district boundaries. And canada on the same map or plot only selected provinces territories and states. This is an exciting development but.
The province s capital is edmonton. The provinces and territories of canada are sub national divisions within the geographical areas of canada under the jurisdiction of the canadian constitution in the 1867 canadian confederation three provinces of british north america new brunswick nova scotia and the province of canada which upon confederation was divided into ontario and quebec were united to form a federated colony. For example i am interested in alaska yukon nwt british columbia alberta and montana among others.