Canada is the 2nd largest country in the world. Canada extends from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. It also reaches from the Arctic Ocean to the north boundary of the U.S
Facts about Canada
|Official languages||English, French|
|Rank among countries in population||36th|
|Major cities||Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver|
|Area||9,980,000 square kilometers|
|Rank among countries in area||2nd|
|Highest point||Mt. Logan
19,551 feet/5,959 meters
Interesting and strange facts about Canada
Canada became a country on 1st July 1867.
Lacrosse and Hockey are national sports of Canada.
First Explorer to reach Canada was John Cabot in 1497
Canadians use more macaroni and cheese then any other country in the world.
There haven’t been mail deliveries on Saturday in Canada for the past 35 years
Marie-Louise Meilleur was the oldest person of Canada. She was born in Kamouraska Quebec on 29 of august 1880 and her death on 16 of April 1998. She was 117 years old when she was dying.
Canada has only 198 jails.
522 airports with paved runways in Canada and 931 runways are unpaved.
Canada is the globe’s biggest resource of the rare element Cesium. It is found at Bernic lake, Manitoba.
There are 459 cars for every thousand people.
Canada is home to almost half of the world’s lakes.
Map of Canada