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Canada Facts

  • Country Name: Canada
  • Continent: North America
  • Capital City: Ottawa
  • Primary Language: English and French
  • Population: 35,151,728 (2016 Census)
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD)
  • GDP: $1.653 trillion (2017, World Bank)

12 Canada Facts for Kids

  1. Canada is a country on the North American Continent.
  2. A native of Canada is called a Canadian.
  3. The two primary languages spoken in Canada are English and French.
  4. The capital city of Canada is Ottawa.
  5. The 2016 Canada census put the population at 35,151,728.
  6. The national currency in Canada is the Canadian dollar (CAD).
  7. In 2017, the World Bank estimated the GDP for Canada was $1.653 trillion.
  8. In 2018, the IMF estimated that Canada had the 15th highest GDP (PPP) in the world.
  9. The government in Canada is a Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
  10. Canada declared independence from the United Kingdom on July 1st, 1867.
  11. The country of Canada covers over 3.8 million square miles.
  12. The highest point in Canada is Mount Logan at 19,551 feet (5,959 meters).

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