Canada : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment

Country Canada
Continent North America
Location 56.13040 N, 106.34680 W
Map of Canada  Map of Canada
Flag  canada flag
Area 9,984,671 km²
Coastline 125,570 miles
Neighboring Countries Unites States of America

Saint Helena


Saint Pierre and Miquelon






Cayman Islands


Turks and Caicos Islands



El Salvador


Dominican Republic


U.S. Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands

Costa Rica




Netherlands Antilles

Time Zone (UTC -3.5 to -8)

(UTC -2.5 to -7)

Population 35.15 million (2016)
Symbol  symbol of canada
Founded Date 1st July, 1867
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin
National Anthem “O Canada”
Motto “A Mari Usque Ad Mare”
Royal Anthem “God Save the Queen”
National Animal Beaver

National Animal of Canada

Canadian Horse

National Animal of Canada

National Bird Gray Jay

National bird of Canada

National Tartan Maple Leaf Tartan

National Tartan of Canada

National Game Lacrosse (Summer)

National Game of Canada

Ice Hockey (Winter)

National Game of Canada

National Tree Maple Tree

National Tree of Canada

National Drink Caesar (Cocktail)

National Drink of Canada

National Fruit Blueberry

National Fruit of Canada

National Colors Red and White
National Languages French


Seasons Spring (March to June)

Summer (June to September)

Autumn (September to December)

Winter (December to March)

Prestigious Awards
  • Military Awards – The Victoria Cross of Canada
  • Civilian Award – Order of Merit, Order of Canada
  • Literature Awards – Scotiabank Giller Prize, Arthur Ellis Awards, Doug Wright Award, Aurora Awards, Sunburst Awards
  • Cinema Award – Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA), Vancouver Film Critics Circle (VFCC), Canadian Screen Awards
Religion Christianity (67.2%)

Non-religious (23.9%)

Islam (3.2%)

Hinduism (1.5%)

Sikhism (1.4%)

Buddhism (1.1%)

Judaism (1.0%)

Other (0.6%)

Average Marriage age in Canada 31.1 years for men and 29.1 years for women
Capital Ottawa (450 24’N 750 40’W)
Number of Provinces 10 Provinces

Prince Edward Island

Newfoundland and Labrador

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia




British Columbia



Largest Province Prince Edward Island
Smallest Province Ontario
Largest City Toronto
Smallest City Peterborough
Literacy rate 99% (males)

99% (females)

Type of Government
  • Representative Democracy
  • Parliamentary System
  • Federal Monarchy
  • Constitutional Monarchy
GDP PPP – $1.672 trillion (2016)

Nominal – $1.529 trillion (2017)

GDP per capita $46,199 (2016)
Currency Canadian Dollar ($) (CAD)
Calling Code  +1
Internet TLD .ca
ISO 3166 code CA
Festivals The Calgary Stampede Related

Vancouver Symphony of Fire

Toronto International Film Festival

Edmonton Folk Festival

Canada Day Celebration


Quebec Winter Festival

Montreal Jazz Festival

Montreal Just for Laugh Festival

Celtic Colors International Event

Monuments Terry Fox monument

La Promenade Sameul-De Champlain

National War Memorial

Brockton Point Totem Pole

Swissair Flight 111 Memorial

Brock’s Monument National Historic Site

Sidney Pier

Joan of Arc

Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • 8 National Parks Reserves
  • 39 National Parks
Longest River Mackenzie river
Largest Lake Great Bear Lake
Highest Mountain Mount Logan
Biggest waterfall James Bruce Falls
Biggest Airport Toronto Pearson International Airport
Biggest dam Robert–Bourassa
Tallest building First Canadian Place
Richest person of Canada Thomson Family
Best places to visit in Canada
  •  Vancouver
  • Banff National Park
  • Niagara Falls
  • Montreal
  • Toronto
  • Quebec City
  • Vancouver Island
  • Whistler
  • Ottawa
  • Calgary
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