The interesting facts about Canada

The interesting facts about Canada
Canada – an interesting country full of beautiful sights. This article contains the most interesting facts about this country.

Interesting facts about Canada
  • 1. Interesting fact. The name “Canada” comes from the word “kanata”, which means “village”.
  • 2. The official languages of Canada are French and English.
  • 3. Canada has an area of more than 9,980,000 km2.
  • 4. 37% of Canadians do not want to Vancouver Olympic Games were held.
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  • 5. The density of the population of Canada is the smallest in the world at 3.5 persons per 1 km2!
  • 6. Canada on its territory has more inland lakes and rivers than any other country in the world.
  • 7. An interesting fact that 14% of people admitted that they constantly smoke marijuana.
  • 8. Canada has the longest coastline in the world, whose length is more than 200 thousand km.
  • 9. Trans-Canada is the longest national highway in the world – 7604 km.
  • 10. Highway in Alaska is one of the fastest-built highway in the world: 2451 kilometers of roads were built in less than a year!
  • 11. An interesting fact that 2.2% of the total area occupied by 43 of Canada Park. Banff National Park in Alberta first appeared in Canada in 1885.
  • 12. More than three per cent of Canadians donate blood every year.
  • 13. Interesting fact: Canada’s highest peak is Mount Logan (5959 m).
  • 14. Baffin Island is the largest island in Canada. Its area is 507,451 km2. The population of this island of 11 thousand people.
  • 15. 25% of Canadians between the ages of 18 and 30 use the Internet as a primary source of knowledge and information.
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  • 16. Della Falls – the highest waterfall in Canada, its height is 440 meters. An interesting fact that he is several times higher than the world-famous Niagara Falls.
  • 17. More than seven per cent of Canadians do not believe in God.
  • 18. The largest province in Canada – Quebec, it covers an area of 1.36 million km2.
  • 19. The most populated area of Canada is Ontario, with 12.5 million people. In second place with a population of Quebec is 7.6 million people.
  • 20. More than 16% of Canada’s population – immigrants, accounting for about 5.5 million people.
  • 21. Canada has a population of over 34 million people.
  • 22. An interesting fact that the United Nations data, Canada ranked 4th development index, which makes the country an ideal place to live and raise children.
  • 23. Hockey is the national game of Canada. Interesting fact that hockey was invented in Canada, and the basic rules are taken from a similar game that was popular in the X century.
  • 24. Canada is a major producer and consumer of cheese. Recently it produced over 350 tons of cheese.
  • 25. The largest city in Canada – Toronto. Its population is more than 5 million people.
  • 26. Canada’s capital – Ottawa. Interesting fact that before it was called Bayton.
  • 27. The smallest prison in the world is located in Canada. It takes only 270 m2.
  • 28. Toronto – the largest city in Canada. Interesting fact, that it has the largest number of universities around the world.
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  • 29. The majority of Canadians live within 240 kilometers from the US border.
  • 30. The baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883.
  • 31. Interesting fact Canada: Nearly half of the population of this vast country were born in other countries.
  • 32. In Canada, there is only a desert, in which there are more than 100 rare species of plants and more than 300 rare animals.
  • 33. The provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick July 1, 1867 merged into a single country, which we now know as Canada.
  • 34. An interesting fact that about ten per cent of Canadians say that once saw a UFO.
  • 35. It is interesting to know that 33% of Canadians sleep naked, and read a book before going to bed.
The interesting facts about Canada
An interesting and useful information for those who want to go on a tour of Canada. This article is a list of interesting facts about Canada.
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Date Published: 05/04/2016
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