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Thought you were an expert on Canada? Here are some fun facts you probably didn’t know about this amazing country.
- Canada is the second largest country in the world.
- The population in Canada in 2011 was approximately 34.3 million.
- French and English are the two official languages in Canada.
- The capital of Canada is Ottawa, the second coldest capital in the world.
- The regent of England, currently Queen Elizabeth II, is the Canadian head of state.
- The border between Canada and the United States is officially known as the International Boundary.
- Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world at 151,600 miles.
- A full tenth of the world’s forests are located in Canada.
- Canada has two of the biggest lakes in the world: Great Bear Lake and Great Slave Lake.
- The lowest temperature ever recorded in North America was in Canada in Snag, Yukon Territory (-63 C).
- Canada is the world’s largest source of the rare element Cesium.
- Canada contains 9% of the world’s renewable water supply.
- Canada is the second largest oil reserve holder after Saudi Arabia.
- Hockey and lacrosse are Canada’s national sports.
- Basketball didn’t originate in Canada, but the man who invented it was a Canadian living in Massachusetts.
- Canada has hosted the Olympic Games 3 times; 1976 in Montreal, 1988 in Calgary and 2010 in Vancouver.
- Canadians call the one dollar coin the loonie.
- Canadians like to finish a sentence with the word eh.
- Canadians drink more fruit juice per capita than any other country.
- Canada is a cattle country. It homes to 15 million cattle.
- Canadians have made many important inventions, including Kerosene, the electron microscope, insulin, the IMAX film system, the snowmobile, and the electric cooking range.
- The Blackberry Smartphone was developed in Ontario, at Research In Motion’s Waterloo offices.
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