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Interesting Facts about Canada

Canada Interesting Facts

Canada, officially the Dominion of Canada, is a country in North America. Here are some interesting facts about Canada:

  • Canada is the second-largest country in the world, covering an area of approximately 9.98 million square kilometers.
  • Canada has the longest coastline in the world, stretching for over 202,080 kilometers along the Atlantic, Arctic, and Pacific Oceans.
  • Canada has the largest number of lakes in the world, with over 31,752 lakes that are larger than three square kilometers.
  • Canada is home to the world's largest concentration of freshwater lakes, known as the Great Lakes, which contain one-fifth of the world's freshwater supply.
  • Canada's national flag features a red maple leaf, which has become a symbol of Canadian identity and culture.
  • Canada has two official languages, English and French, making it the only country in the world with a bilingual national government.
  • Canada is one of the most diverse countries in the world, with people from over 200 ethnic backgrounds and a range of religions, cultures, and languages.
  • The Canadian Rockies are home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, including Banff National Park, Lake Louise, and Jasper National Park.
  • Canada is one of the largest producers of maple syrup in the world, producing over 70% of the world's supply.
  • The Canadian Pacific Railway, completed in 1885, was a key factor in the development and settlement of western Canada.
  • Top celebrities from Canada are Celine Dion, Justin Bieber, Jim Carrey, Rayan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, Avril Lavigne, James Cameron, Rayan Reynolds.
  • The national sports in Canada are hockey and lacrosse.
  • The baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883.
  • The first telephone was invented in Canada by Alexander Graham Bell.
  • Canadian cinematographer Graham Ferguson invented IMAX.
  • Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, was first discovered by Canadian physician Frederick Banting and his assistant Charles Best.
  • Cheddar is the most popular cheese in Canada. On average, Canadians consume 10.6 kilograms of cheese per person per year.
  • Most of the uranium in the world is produced in Canada.
  • Canada is the second largest country in the world after Russia.
  • The border between the United States and Canada is the longest in existence on the planet.
  • The name "Canada" in translation from the dialect of the Iroquois Indians means "land", "land" or "village".
  • Vancouver, Canada has been named "The Best City on Earth" three times by The Economist.
  • In the middle of the last century, a landing site for alien ships was built in the Canadian province of Alberta.
  • Canada is a country located in North America. It shares borders with United States of America.

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