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A country in North America.

  • Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories.
  • Canada is the second largest country in the world, with 9,971,000 square kilometres of land.
  • Beaver is the national icon of Canada. Sugar Maple is the national Tree.
  • The motto of the country is "A Mari Usque ad Mare" which translates to "From Sea to Sea".
  • National Sports of Canada are the Hockey and Lacrosse.
  • Canadians are the largest consumers of Macaroni and Cheese.
  • There will not be Mail deliveries in Canada on Saturdays.
  • The Population density is 8.6 people per square mile. This makes Canada the ninth-most sparsely populated nation in the world.
  • Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world at 151,600 miles.
  • Alberta alone supplies 50% of the world's Bitumen.
  • The world's smallest jail is believed to be in Rodney, Ontario, Canada. It is only 24.3 square meters (about 270 square feet).
  • Canada is the fifth largest energy producer and the eighth biggest trader.
  • Canada is the world’s largest producer of natural Uranium with approximately one-third of total world production coming from Saskatchewan mines.
  • Canada is the world’s leading producer of hydro-electricity with the second largest installed capacity (after China) at 13% of the global total.
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