Canada Facts

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National Flag of Canada

Interesting facts about Canada

  • Official Name: Dominion of Canada
  • Form of Government: Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy
  • GDP: 1.713 trillion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Population: 37.59 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: English, French
  • Currency: Canadian dollar
  • Timezone: GMT+4
  • Area: 9.985 million km²
  • Dialing Code: +1
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Ranges of the Canadian Rockies,Appalachian Mountains,Canadian Rockies,Laurentian Mountains,South La Cloche Mountains
  • Major Rivers: Mackenzie,Yukon,Saint Lawrenc,Nelson,Slave
  • Continent: North America
  • Border Countries: The country is bordered by Alaska (USA) in west, and by 12 US states of the continental United States in south, Canada shares maritime borders with Greenland (an autonomous territory of Denmark) and Saint Pierre and Miquelon, an island which belongs to France.

Map of Canada

National Symbols of Canada

  • National Bird: Gray jay
  • National Animal: Beaver
  • National Flower: Cornus canadensis
  • National Tree: Maple Tree
  • National Fruit: blueberry