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  • Country in North America
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Largest cities: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver
  • Population: 38,526,760; density: 4.2/km²
  • Borders: United States of America (8,891 km long border is the world’s longest bi-national land border)
  • Seas: Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean
  • Area: 9,984,670 km² (world’s second-largest country) (water 11,76%)
  • Highest point: Mount Logan 5,959 m
  • Lowest point: Atlantic Ocean, Sea Level
  • Longest river: Mackenzie River (4,241 km)
  • Largest lake: Great Bear Lake (31,153 km²)
  • Climate: temperate, or humid continental to subarctic or arctic in north, and tundra in mountainous areas, and the far north
  • Terrain: mostly plains and mountains in west, to highlands (low mountains) in the south east, and east, to flatlands in the Great lakes
  • Natural resources: iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, molybdenum, potash, diamonds, silver, fish, timber, wildlife, coal, petroleum, natural gas, hydropower
  • Natural hazards: permafrost, cyclonic storms, tornadoes, earthquakes, forest fires
  • Official language: English, French
  • Religion: 67.2% Christianity, 23.9% no religion, 3.2% Islam, 1.5% Hindus, 1.4% Sikhs, 1.1% Buddhists, 1.0% Jews.
  • Government: federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy
  • National day: Canada Day (Festa della Repubblica) – 1 July (1867), flag day: 14 February
  • Currency: ​Canadian dollar ($) (CAD)
  • Time zone: UTC−3.5 to −8, summer (DST): UTC−2.5 to −7
  • Calling code: +1
  • ISO 3166 code: CAN
  • Internet TLD: .ca
  • Driving side: right
  • Electricity: 120V supply voltage and 60Hz, plug types: A and B

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PROVINCES (10) and TERRITORIES (3)


Ontario (ON) – capital: Toronto


Quebec (QC) – capital: Quebec City, largest city: Montreal


Nova Scotia (NS) – capital: Halifax


New Brunswick (NB) – capital: Fredericton, largest city: Moncton


Manitoba (MB) – capital: Winnipeg


British Columbia (BC) – capital: Victoria, largest city: Vancouver


Prince Edward Island (PE) – capital: Charlottetown


Saskatchewan (SK) – capital: Regina, largest city: Saskatoon


Alberta (AB) – capital: Edmonton, largest city: Calgary


Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) – capital: St. John’s


Northwest Territories (NT) – capital: Yellowknife


Yukon (YT) – capital: Whitehorse


Nunavut (NU) – capital: Iqaluit


PLACES (A-Z)


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