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Canada Facts

Canada's Information

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Land Area 9,093,507 km2
Water Area 891,163 km2
Total Area 9,984,670km2 (#2)
Population 35,362,905 (#38)
Population Density 3.89/km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Democracy (Parliament Of Canada) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $1,670.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $46,200
Currency Dollar (CAD)
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About Canada

  • 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

Canada Trivia

What is the Biggest City in Canada?

The most populated city in Canada is Toronto, with a total population of 5.4 million. Around 1/6 of the entire population of Canada lives in Toronto.

The Largest Cities in Canada

What are the Major Ethnic Groups of Canada?

Most people living in Canada self-identify as "Canadian". However, the most common responses to ethnicity are English, French, Irish, and Scottish.

Major Ethnic Groups of Canada

What is the Richest Province in Canada?

With a GDP of CAD 763.276 billion in 2015, Ontario has the largest economy of all 13 provinces and territories. Ontario’s leading GDP is attributed to its growing manufacturing and service industries. About 52% of Canadian manufacturing shipments come from Ontario.

The Richest Provinces and Territories of Canada

What are the Most Popular Sports in Canada?

Hockey is the most popular sport in Canada. Also called ice hockey, hockey was developed in Canada in the 19th century.

The Most Popular Sports in Canada

What are the Best Cities to Live in in BC?

Some of the best cities to live in in BC are said to be Fort St. John, Whistler, Squamish, Delta, and North Vancouver.

Best Cities To Live: British Columbia, Canada

Which States Border Canada?

There are 13 states that border Canada: Alaska, Michigan, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Washington, North Dakota, Ohio, Vermont, New Hampshire, Idaho, and Pennsylvania.

US States That Border Canada

Provinces & Territories Of Canada

This page was last updated on November 17, 2015.