Canada consists of 10 provinces and 3 territories and covers 9,984,670 square kilometres.
Canada enjoys the 4th lowest population density in the world.
Canada is located north of the 49th parallel.
Canada is the second largest country globally.
Capital city of Canada is Ottawa located in the province of Ontario.
Canada's birthday is on July 1st.
O Canada is Canada's National Anthem
Canada's national police force is the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
Canada has 6 time zones.
Most communities of Canada are located in the southern regions of the country.
Largest cities in Canada are Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
English and French are the two official languages in Canada.
Canada is a multi-cultural country.
Canada's first inhabitants were the First Nation, Metis and Inuit People.
Canada has the worlds largest coastline.
1/4th of the worlds fresh water is in Canada.
The largest group of freshwater lakes in the world are the Great Lakes.
The largest fresh water lake (entirely within Canadian borders) is Great Bear Lake in NWT.
Manitoulin Island is the world's largest island in a freshwater lake - Lake Huron.
Mackenzie River in NWT is the largest river in Canada.
Half of Canada is covered in trees.
The Bay of Fundy is the world's highest tides.
Della Falls in British Columbia is Canada's Largest waterfall at 440 metres.
Mount Logan is Canada's highest mountain measured at 5959 metres.
Canada has six main geographical regions.
The word Canada derives from the First Nation word "Kanata" which means "village".
In 1867 Canada become a country.
The largest park in Canada is the Wood Buffalo Park in Alberta and NWT.
The Trans Canada Hwy was completed in 1962. (7600 kilometres)
The St Laurent Seaway is a marine marvel with 26 locks and 5 canals.
Canada operates on a democratic system of government.
Lacrosse is Canada's national summer sport.
Hockey is Canada's national winter sport.
Canada is home to inventions like basketball, the electric light bulb, the electron microscope, standard time, the television, the telephone, and the zipper.
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