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Canada#

Canada is sparsely populated overall, the majority of its land territory being dominated by forest and tundra as well as the mountain range of the Rocky Mountains; about four-fifths of the population live near to the southern border.

It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many countries, with a population of approximately 35 million as of 2015.

Its advanced economy is the eleventh largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.

Canada is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the tenth highest nominal per capita income globally, and the eighth highest ranking in the Human Development Index.

It ranks among the highest in international measurements of government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, economic freedom, and education.

  • Canada has largest boundary with United States which is approximately 8893 km.
  • The largest river in Canada is Mackenzie which is 4240 km.
  • There are 1006 seaports in Canada.
  • The biggest export partner of Canada is United States.
  • The biggest import partner of Canada is United States.

Surprising Facts about Nobel Prize Winners#

  • Frederick Grant Banting is a Canada born Nobel Prize winner who got the Nobel Prize in medicine quite early, at the age of 32 years.
  • There are 18 Canada born Nobel Prize winners but there was a gap of 26 years (1923-1949) between two awards.

National Facts of Canada#

  • There are two sports that are played in Canada Lacrosse (summer) and Ice hockey (winter).
  • Maple Leaf is the national flower of Canada.
  • Maple Leaf Stomp folk dance is considered as national dance of Canada.
  • Canadian horse is the national animal of Canada.

Maple leaf, Foto source: PixaBay
Maple leaf
Foto source: PixaBay

Reference#

  1. Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada unter CC