Top 20 Intresting Facts About Canada

  1. Canada is the second largest country in the world. Russia is the largest country in the world.
  2. Canada's area is 9.985 million km² about 6.204 million miles²The Population of Canada is 37.06 Million people Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world.
  3. Canada has 10 provinces and 3 Territories. We do not have states.
  4. Canada has 20 per cent of the world's fresh water.
  5. Canada has the longest coastline of any other country in the world total 202,000 km. It is bordered by the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oceans.
  6. Two of the top 10 largest lakes in the world are located in Canada. Great Bear Lake and Great Slave Lake are both located in the Northwest Territories.
  7. Did you know One-tenth of the world's forests are present in Canada.
  8. Top three largest islands in the world are situated in canada there are Canada Baffin Island, Victoria Island, and Ellesmere Island.
  9. Canada is one of the largest producers uranium in the world.
  10. Canada uses the British English system meaning we spell things like Color with a “u” Colour, and our theaters and Meters are spelled “re”  theatre, metre.
  11. Do you know Canadian Joe Shuster created Superman with Jerry Siegel.
  12. The Daily Planet is actually based on real story the Toronto Star and Metropolis was modeled after Toronto in Canada.
  13. The oldest rocks on earth can be found in The Canadian Shield. 4.28 billion year old rock that was discovered by geologists in 2001.
  14. The largest non-polar ice field in the world can be found in the St. Elias Mountains, Yukon Territory. It covers an area of 40,570 square kilometres of which 16,900 square kilometres are located in Canada, the rest part in Alaska.
  15. Somefamous Canadian celebrities are Justin Bieber, Michael Buble, James Cameron, Jim Carrey, Celine Dion, Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, Mike Myers, Ryan Reynolds and William Shatner.