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Canada Facts

  • Name: Canada
  • Name: (long form) None
  • Name Origin: The name Canada is from the Saint-Lawrence Iroquoian word kanata, which means village, settlement or land.
  • Capital City: Ottawa (metro pop. 1,236,240)
  • Canada's Largest Metro Areas (Cities)
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD) (conversion rates)


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  • Dominion dates: (all provinces and teritories)
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  • GDP: $1.819 trillion (2012)
  • GDP: (per capita) $42,734 (2010)
  • Landforms/Land Sizes
  • Languages: English (official) 59.3%;
    French (official) 23.2%; other 17.5%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa-Gatineau, Calgary, Edmonton
  • National Day: July 1
  • Population: 34,207,000 (2012 )
  • Population & Density: (all countries)
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (including United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16%
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Canada provinces, territories & their capitals

Region Capital Quick Reference
Alberta Edmonton Alberta
British Columbia Victoria British Columbia
Manitoba Winnipeg Manitoba
New Brunswick Fredericton New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories Yellowknife Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia Halifax Nova Scotia
Nunavut Iqaluit Nunavut
Ontario Toronto Ontario
Prince Edward Island Charlottetown Prince Edward Island
Quebec Quebec Quebec
Saskatchewan Regina Saskatchewan
Yukon Whitehorse Yukon

Provinces & Territories Of Canada

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.