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Canada is a country in the northern half of North America.

Capital : Ottawa
Language :  French, English
Currency :  Canadian Dollar
Population : 36 363 600
Area : 9 984 670 km2

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Canada facts

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1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the first Sunday in November.

2. The Canadian brewery Molson came up with an interesting promotion for his compatriots staying on the old continent. He has placed beer vending machines in many large European cities, which you can get for free with a Canadian passport.

3. 33.6% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

4. This country has more than 22,366,000 motor vehicles (622 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

5. There are more than 900 polar bears living near Churchill.

6. It’s safer in Canada than in the US. The number of killings is 50% lower. In the US, even the smallest village has a gang.

7. There are over 2,030 buildings in Toronto with a height exceeding 35 meters.

8. There are 43 “skyscrapers” in Toronto (buildings over 150 meters high).

9. The tallest building in the country is the CN Tower in Toronto with a height of 553 meters. Established in 1976. Until 2007, the tallest building in the world.

10. The national top-level domain is .ca . There are over 1 989 590 websites with this extension.

11. The most popular pages with the extension .ca are google.ca, kijiji.ca and gc.ca.

12. In 2015, as many as 31% of fatal accidents were caused by people driving under the influence of alcohol.

13. In this country there are over 1 042 300 km of paved roads including over 635 km of expressways (1.62% of all roads in the world).

14. The country has 1 467 airports, 523 with paved surface.

15. In this country there are over 46 552 km of railway tracks.

16. There is a 68.3 km (69 station) subway line in Toronto. It was opened in 1954. About 324 million people use it annually.

17. There are subway lines in three Canadian cities (Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver).

18. Invented there: basketball, washing machine, TV, telephone, zipper, electron microscope.

19. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 11.9 Mb / s, and the maximum is 52.4 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

20. Political system – constitutional monarchy.

21. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II.

22. In Canada, due to the large distances between cities, for the transport of goods to be more efficient, “road trains” are created – trucks that pull up to 12 trailers.

23. Superman was invented in Canada.

24. An ice hotel is being built every year in Quebec.


Geography in Canada

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1. In 1911 it was so cold winter that the waterfall Niagara froze.

2. As many as 5 of the 10 largest lakes in the world are in Canada.

3. Canada borders with such countries as: United States 8 893 km.

4. In the province of Quebec there are more than half a million lakes and 4,500 rivers, which is 3% of all fresh water in the world.

5. The highest waterfall in Canada is Della Falls located in Strathcona Park on the island of Vancouver. It has a height of 440 meters.

6. The most visited tourist attraction of the country is the Niagara Falls (over 14 million people a year).

7. In Québec on the river Saint. Wawrzyniec is the longest cantilever bridge in the world with a length of 549 meters. Construction began in 1900 and was only completed 17 years later, due to problems with the construction, which led to two catastrophes in which several dozen people were killed.

8. In the vicinity of Hudson Bay there is the lowest gravity force on Earth.

9. Canada has the longest coastline of over 202,000 km.

10. In Canada, there is 10% of all forests growing on Earth.

11. There are also over 2 million lakes there, constituting as much as 8% of the country’s area.

12. The American-Canadian border is the longest state border in the world. It has 8 893 km.

13. The country is 32 times bigger than Poland.

14. The highest peak is Logan, 5959 m above sea level.

15. The longest river is MacKenzie.

16. There are 625970 km2 of agricultural land in Canada (7% of the country).

17. The highest located city in the country is Lake Louise.

18. 3100000 km2 of the country is covered by forests (34.1%)

19. Canada is the second largest country in the world.

20. Canada is in 6 time zones.

127. The nearest capital in a straight line from Ottawa is Nassau (Bahamas) – 547 km.

128. The furthest capital in a straight line from Ottawa is Canberra (Australia) – 16111 km.


Finance in Canada

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1. The minimum wage varies from 10.3 $to 12.5 USD depending on the province (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Canada is 26% – 31% depending on the province.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 33%, and for companies 26.5% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 5% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 1 873 330 000 000 (8 017 852 400 000 PLN),
– in 2018 it is $ 1,653,000,000,000 (PLN 7 074 840,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of the year was 86.5% of GDP, which is about: $ 1 620 430 450 000 (PLN 6 935 442 326 000),
2018 year was 89 , 6% of GDP, i.e. around: $ 1,481,888,000,000 (PLN 6 339 056 640,000) To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 41 158 (PLN 176 155).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 1,491,000,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 484,000,000,000 .

9. The percentage share in Canada’s global economy in 2015 is 2.39% (for comparison, Poland’s share is 0.74%, and the United States – 23.32%).

10. This country has 2018 over year $81 817 000 000 of foreign exchange reserves (0.67% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world) .


Law in Canada

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1. The penalty for sending spam by an individual is up to $1 million, and for the company – $10 000

2. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 30 to 80 km / h.

3. Outside of built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road ranges from 60 to 100 km / h, and on highways from 70 to 120 km / h.

4. In the vicinity of schools, a ticket can be obtained after exceeding the speed by 1 km / h.

5. The permissible blood alcohol content of the person driving the car, depending on the region, is 0.4 – 0.8 per mille.

6. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

7. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 33%, and for companies 26.5% (2018).

8. The tax on goods and services is 5% (2018).

9. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

10. In this country, a person of 12 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

11. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 3 days.

12. In Canada, the roadster writes “mandates of praise” to people who drive according to the regulations.

13. In Canada, for drivers to be fired on the highway, stickers are attached that look like holes.

14. In this country homosexual marriages are legal from July 20, 2005.


Education in Canada

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 99.

4. In this country there is 1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 359 858 people).


Work in Canada

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1. The minimum wage varies from 10.3 $to 12.5 USD depending on the province (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Canada is 26% – 31% depending on the province.

3. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

4. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 5.8% .

5. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 4,000 C $.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 33%, and for companies 26.5% (2018).

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 3 days.

8. The work week is 44 hours.


Best in Canada

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1. Until 2007, the highest freestanding building in the world was the CN Tower in Toronto. It has a height of 553 meters. It was opened in 1976.

2. The highest waterfall in Canada is Della Falls located in Strathcona Park on the island of Vancouver. It has a height of 440 meters.

3. In Québec on the river Saint. Wawrzyniec is the longest cantilever bridge in the world with a length of 549 meters. Construction began in 1900 and was only completed 17 years later, due to problems with the construction, which led to two catastrophes in which several dozen people were killed.

4. In the North of Canada, a road was made of compacted ice, 550 km long, on which mainly trucks move.

5. Nearly half of all newspapers in the world are printed in the United States and Canada.

6. In the vicinity of Hudson Bay there is the lowest gravity force on Earth.

7. The largest airport in Canada is located in Ontario. Over 38 million people use it annually.

8. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

9. Canada has the longest coastline of over 202,000 km.

10. Toronto has the world’s largest screen size of 10 mx 34 m.

11. In the city of Sudbury Ontario is the largest coin in the world. It is 9 meters in diameter.

12. Rodney has the smallest prison in the world with only 24.3 square meters.

13. According to the UN, Canadians have the highest quality of life.

14. In New Quebec there is the world’s largest meteorite crater.

15. In Canada, a “snowball” with a diameter of 3.6 meters has been made.

16. The American-Canadian border is the longest state border in the world. It has 8 893 km.

17. The highest peak is Logan, 5959 m above sea level.

18. The longest river is MacKenzie.

19. The highest located city in the country is Lake Louise.

20. In Canada, there is the longest street in the world – Yonge Street, which is 1 896 km long.

21. Canada is the second largest country in the world.

22. In Canada, there is the longest motorway in the world with a length of 7 821 km.

23. The lowest temperature: -63 °C was measured in Snag.

24. The highest temperature: 45,0 °C was measured in Midale.


Army in Canada

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 16 place,
2018 > year – 24 place.

2. There are over 64,000 professional soldiers and 24,000 reservists (2018).

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 200 tanks, 2700 > armored vehicles, 400 jet aircraft and 150 helicopters,
2018 year – 80 tanks, 3000 armored vehicles, 410 jet airplanes and 168 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 18,000,000,000 (PLN 77,040,000,000),
2018 year – $ 16,400,000,000 (PLN 70,192,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 228 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 27 ships.


Society in Canada

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1. 39 Canadians have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

2. In Canada, an average person consumes about 10.2 liters of pure alcohol a year.

3. The most beer is beer – 51%, then spirit – 27%, and wine – 22%.

4. In 2013, 2,077 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

5. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

6. The average IQ level is 99.

7. 26% of adults living in this country are overweight.

8. In this country, women having their first child on average 28.1 years old.

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.6 children.

10. In this country over 33 000 000 (2015) 33 000 381 (2018) people have access to internet (around 92% of the population).

11. Around 21,000,000 (2015) 23,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

12. The population density is 3.5 people / km2.

13. The main religion is Christianity, 77%.

15. 24 Canadian citizens received the Nobel Prize.

16. In Canada, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 50 minutes a day.

17. The average age people living in this country is 41.8 years.

18. In this country there are about:
5 563 000 people (15.46%) in the age range 0-14 years.
24,042,000 people (66.81%) in the age range 15-64 years.
6 380 300 people (17.73%) over 65 years old.

19. In this country, about 370,000 children are born each year (1.0% of the population), and about 303,000 people die (0.8% of the population).

20. 308 people in 1000 possess firearms.

21. 80% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

22. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 67 cigarettes a month.

23. The average life expectancy in this country is 81.8 years (women – 83.8 years and men – 79.7 years).


Symbols of Canada

1. The national alcohol is Canadian rye whiskey and beer.

2. The symbol of Canada is the maple leaf.

3. National animals are a Canadian beaver and a Canadian horse.

4. Canada means “big village” in Indian and Toronto – “meeting place”.

5. The national tree is Maple.

6. Motto of the country – “From the sea to the sea”.


Famous people in Canada

1. From Canada comes the most famous and richest teenager – Justin Bieber.


History of Canada

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1. In 1911 it was so cold winter that the waterfall Niagara froze.

2. Big fire in Ontario July 29, 1916 killed 273 people.

3. The Netherlands sends 20,000 tulip bulbs each year to Canada for the support during World War II.

4. In this country, women have the right to vote from 1916.

5. The country joined the UN on November 9, 1945.

6. Canada is one of the 12 countries in the world, which on April 4, 1949, after the North Atlantic Treaty was signed, created a political and military organization called NATO.


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What is the highest peak in Canada?

The highest peak in Canada is Logan (5959 m above sea level).

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What is the largest river in Canada?

The largest river in Canada is MacKenzie.

answer: Marta


Which Canada has national colors?

National colors: red and white.

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What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is Canadian rye whiskey and beer.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a Canadian beaver and a Canadian horse.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

The national sport is lacrosse and ice hockey.

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Which countries borders Canada?

Canada borders with such countries as: United States 8 893 km.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 41.8 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage varies from 10.3 $ to 12.5 $ depending on the province (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Canada?

The population density is 4 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “From the sea to the sea”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 45 ° C was measured in Midale.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -63 ° C was measured in Snag.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at 18/19 years (depending on the state).

answer: Marta