Canada profile

Polar bears Canada is rich in wildlife which survives in freezing conditions, including polar bears
  • Full name: Canada
  • Population: 34.7 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Largest city: Toronto
  • Area: 9.9 million sq km (3.8 million sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, French (both official)
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 79 years (men), 83 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Canadian dollar = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Machinery and equipment, automotive products, metals and plastics, forestry products, agricultural and fishing products, energy products
  • GNI per capita: US $45,550 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .ca
  • International dialling code: +1

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