Location: North America
Languages: English and French
Population: 35 000 000
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant and other religions
Industries: aero-space, car manufacturing, chemical, food, oil, lumber and wood processing, machinery.
Agriculture products: dairy products, livestock, seafood, wheat.
On July 1st 1867, the provinces we now know as Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia joined together in Confederation to create the new country of Canada.
- Generally speaking:
- Canada has ten provinces and three territories.
Ten provinces (on the maps) are; Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec, Prince Edward Island, and the Saskatchewan.
Three territories (on the maps) are; Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and the Yukon.
- Canada is the world’s second largest country.
- Highest Mountain in Canada is Mount Logan; 5,959 meters (Saint Elias Mountains range, Yukon territory).
- Longest river in North America is the Mackenzie river (Canada); 4,240 km (2,635 miles).