43 Interesting Facts About Canada

  1. The official name of Canada is "Dominion of Canada" and it situated in north america continent.
  2. Canada is made up with three provinces and ten territories.
  3. French and English languages are the official language of Canada and other languages are German, Spanish and Italian.
  4. 40% land of Canada is covered by forests and woodlands and it representing about 10% forest land of the world's total forests.
  5. Canada have the largest biodiversity in north america and it placed third in the world after Brazil and Russia.
  6. Canada's 347 millions hectares areas is covered by forests with 200 species of mammals, 350 species of bird, 49 species of reptiles, 47 species of amphibians and 1200 species of fishes.
  7. The international border of Canada is meet up with one country Alaska and 12 states of USA.
  8. There about 30,000 islands have situated but only 359 islands are inhabited and "Baffin Island" is the largest island of Canada.
  9. Canada got her independence on 1st July 1867 from British empire.
  10. Toronto city is the largest city of Canada which area is about 31 km² and it's population is about 32 lakhs.
  11. Ottawa is the capital of Canada which area is about 2,790 km² and it's total population is about 11 lakhs.
  12. The total area of Canada is about 9.985 millions km² and it is the 2nd largest country in the world after Russia.
  13. Total population of Canada is about 3.79 crores but 22% population are foreigners,  people's of Canada is known as Canadian.
  14. The National flag of Canada have two colour these are red and white. Red colour represent the blood of freedom fighters, white colour represent peace and there is also a 11-pointed red maple leaf centered of the flag.
  15. Canadian dollar is the official currency of Canada and currently One USD equivalent to 1.40 Canadian dollar.
  16. Canada is the most educated country in the world with 56% Canadian have post graduate certificate and it's literature rate is about 99%.
  17. Macroni and cheese are most eaten by Canadians in the world.
  18. Canada has the lowest gravitational force in the world.
  19. The United States of America had attacked on Canada for two times in 1775 and 1812 but also USA lost in both times.
  20. Canada has the world's longest coastline which length is about 151,019 miles.
  21. Half of the total world's newspapers are published only in the United States of America and Canada.
  22. Lacrosse sports is the national sport of Canada and basketball invented by a Canadian sports man James Naismith in 1891.
  23. There are 25,000 polar bears are living in the world but 15,500 polar bears are only found in Canada.
  24. 26.6 millions Canadians are living in the around of 100 miles distance from the United States of America's border.
  25. "Wood Buffalo National Park" is the largest national Park of Canada, it's area is about 44,807 km² which is equivalent to 22 times areas of Switzerland.
  26. According to Canada's currency Act 1965, if the price of something is more than 10 Canadian dollars then you cannot pay in coins.
  27. You cannot taken any snake to a public place because it is illegal in Canada.
  28. Without Canadian government's permission anyone couldn't sell and buy mouse in Canada.
  29. It is illegal to lock your car's doors in "Churchill city", Manitoba because who are walking on the street they could safe their life from polar bears attacks after entered into car.
  30. There are 2 millions lakes have situated in Canada which is the largest number of lakes in any country in the world.
  31. Lake Superior is the largest lake in Canada and it is the largest fresh water lake in the world, it's area is about 82,103 km² which situated in "Isle Royale" island, Canada.
  32. United States of America and Canada's border is the world's largest International border which length is about 8,891 km.
  33. 20% world's fresh water is available in Canada's lakes.
  34. Niagara Falls is the biggest waterfalls in Canada which height is about 3,950 feet.
  35. -81° fahrenheit is the lowest temperature in Canada which recorded in 1947.
  36. Prostitution is legalized in Canada but prostitutes selling or buying is illegal in Canada.
  37. Canada's GDP is about 1.75 crores USD which is the 11th largest GDP in the world.
  38. Canada is the third largest oil reserves country in the world after Venezuela and Saudi Arabia.
  39. The Trans-Canada Highway is the world's largest highways which situated between Victoria and St. John's and it's length is about 7,821 km.
  40. World's 77% maple syrup is produced in Quebec province, Canada.
  41. Tyrannosaurus rex is the World's Largest Dinosaur and it's fossils found in Alberta province, Canada.
  42. The Mackenzie river is largest river in Canada which length is about 1,738 km.
  43. Mount Logan is highest point in Canada which height is about 5,959 km.