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Canada

We are researching local information about Canada. Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. We will feature information that you may want to know when you enter Canada.

Canada

Location

Canada occupies most of the northern continent of North America, borders the United States mainland to the south, and the state of Alaska to the west. North is the Arctic Ocean, and northeast is Greenland across the sea.

Land

About 9.98 million km2

Capital (approximate population)

Ottawa (930,000)

Business related cities other than Ottawa (approximate population)

Toronto (2.37 million)Montreal (1.7 million)Vancouver (630,000)など

Population

Approximately 37.9 million

Ethnic Groups

Canadian 32%, English 18%, Scottish 14%, French 14%, Irish 13%, German 10%, Chinese 5%, Italian 5%, Indigenous 4%, Indian 4%, Ukrainians 4%

Language

English and French are official languages. Other Chinese, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog etc.

Religion

Christianity 67%, Islam 3.2%, etc.

Culture

Has a diverse culture where various ethnic groups gather.

Education

Most places in Canada offer both English and French education. It is one of the most educated countries in the world.

Outline of modern history in Canada

1867 Four states merged into Canadian territory under British North America Act
1870-73 Manitoba, British Columbia and Prince Edward Island join Canada
1905 Alberta and Saskatchewan join Canadian provinces
1914-18 Fight on the British and French side in World War I
1939-45 During World War II, Canadian troops operate in Italy, Europe, the Atlantic, and more
1947 Canada is declared equivalent to the United Kingdom in the Commonwealth
1950- Join the Korean War
1965 New Canadian flag adopted
1982 Final legal authority transferred from UK
1991 Gulf War participation
1992 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) passed

Politics

A constitutional monarchy that introduced a parliamentary system. The Canadian monarch is the same as the British monarch. Parliament, the legislature, is bicameral. In effect, the elected Prime Minister and the Cabinet perform government affairs. The judiciary has the power to override Congressional conduct that violates the Constitution.

GDP per capita

$ 46,213 (2019)

Economy

It is the 10th largest economy in the world. While the service and manufacturing industries are evolving, the forestry and petroleum industries are also important for the country.

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