Place:Lower Canada, Canada

NameLower Canada
TypeFormer province
Located inCanada     (1791 - 1840)
See alsoNew Francename circa 1650-1763 while a colony of France
Province of Quebecname while an English colony 1763-1791
Canada East, United Province of Canadaname during the period 1840-1867
Québec, Canadaname of province since 1867

Lower Canada was the name given to the present Québec from the time of the the Constitutional Act (1791) until 1840 when the Act of Union formed the two provinces into Canada East (now Quebec) and Canada West (now Ontario).