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Canada - Physical geography

Area : 9 982 000 Km2
Water : 7.6 %
Lands under cultivation : 5 %
Wild pasture lands : 3 %
Forests : 27 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 6050 m (Mt Logan)


Canada - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Montreal
Rainfall (mm) in Montreal
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Canada - People
Nationality : Canadian
Main language(s) : English, French

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Population (2005) : 32 320 000 people
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Density : 3.2 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.51 children / woman
Life expectancy : 80 years
Urban population : 81 %

Main cities :
4 680 000 people Toronto (aggl.)
3 440 000 people Montreal (aggl.)
2 000 000 people Vancouver (aggl.)
1 065 000 people Ottawa (capital) (aggl.)
934 000 people Calgary (aggl.)
930 000 people Edmonton (aggl.)
688 000 people Quebec (aggl.)
678 000 people Winnipeg (aggl.)
665 000 people Hamilton (aggl.)
353 000 people Halifax (aggl.)


Canada - Economy
Currency : Canadian Dollar (CAD) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 1.6 CAD

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 728 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 22525 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 1051.9 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 32546 dollars


Canada - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Meat = 95 Kg (6)
- Milk = 90 l (17)
- Cheese = 10 Kg (19)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Mustard seeds (1)
- Oats (2)
- Barley (2)
- Lentils (3)
- Wood (5)
- Wheat (7)
- Corn (10)
- Potatoes (12)
- Honey (5)
- Pigs (12)
- Oxen (20)
- Uranium (1)
- Deposits of coal (1)
- Potash (2)
- Natural gas (3)
- Nickel (3)
- Salt (4)
- Zinc (4)
- Lead (6)
- Diamonds (7)
- Gold (7)
- Silver (7)
- Copper (7)
- Coal (8)
- Iron (9)
- Oil (9)
RECORDS :
- 2nd largest lake in the world = Superior (82 000 Km2). See also USA.
- 5th largest lake in the world = Huron (61 000 Km2). See also USA.
- 6th largest island in the world = Baffin (462 800 Km2).
- Lowest recorded temperature in America = -63░C / -81░F (Snag, Yukon, 1947-Feb.03).
- The largest meteoric crater in the world = 440 Km in diameter (Hudson Bay).
- The highest tower in the world = The Canadian National (Toronto), 553 m. (source = Guiness Book 2003)


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