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Complete details about Canada in North America with capital city Ottawa

Country NameCanada (Canada)
Country CodeCAN
Capital CityOttawa
ContinentNorth America
RegionNorth America
Independence Year1867
Surface Area9970610.0
Life Expectancy79.4 years
GNP598862.0 (old 625626.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy, Federation

Spoken Languages

Chinese     (2.5%)
Dutch     (0.5%)
English [official]     (60.4%)
Eskimo Languages     (0.1%)
French [official]     (23.4%)
German     (1.6%)
Italian     (1.7%)
Polish     (0.7%)
Portuguese     (0.7%)
Punjabi     (0.7%)
Spanish     (0.7%)
Ukrainian     (0.6%)

Major Cities

Montréal, Québec     (population 1016376)
Calgary, Alberta     (population 768082)
Toronto, Ontario     (population 688275)
North York, Ontario     (population 622632)
Winnipeg, Manitoba     (population 618477)
Edmonton, Alberta     (population 616306)
Mississauga, Ontario     (population 608072)
Scarborough, Ontario     (population 594501)
Vancouver, British Colombia     (population 514008)
Etobicoke, Ontario     (population 348845)
London, Ontario     (population 339917)
Hamilton, Ontario     (population 335614)
Ottawa, Ontario     (population 335277)
Laval, Québec     (population 330393)
Surrey, British Colombia     (population 304477)
Brampton, Ontario     (population 296711)
Windsor, Ontario     (population 207588)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan     (population 193647)
Kitchener, Ontario     (population 189959)
Markham, Ontario     (population 189098)
Regina, Saskatchewan     (population 180400)
Burnaby, British Colombia     (population 179209)
Québec, Québec     (population 167264)
York, Ontario     (population 154980)
Richmond, British Colombia     (population 148867)
Vaughan, Ontario     (population 147889)
Burlington, Ontario     (population 145150)
Oshawa, Ontario     (population 140173)
Oakville, Ontario     (population 139192)
Saint Catharines, Ontario     (population 136216)
Longueuil, Québec     (population 127977)
Richmond Hill, Ontario     (population 116428)
Thunder Bay, Ontario     (population 115913)
Nepean, Ontario     (population 115100)
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia     (population 114733)
East York, Ontario     (population 114034)
Halifax, Nova Scotia     (population 113910)
Cambridge, Ontario     (population 109186)
Gloucester, Ontario     (population 107314)
Abbotsford, British Colombia     (population 105403)
Guelph, Ontario     (population 103593)
Saint John´s, Newfoundland     (population 101936)
Coquitlam, British Colombia     (population 101820)
Saanich, British Colombia     (population 101388)
Gatineau, Québec     (population 100702)
Delta, British Colombia     (population 95411)
Sudbury, Ontario     (population 92686)
Kelowna, British Colombia     (population 89442)
Barrie, Ontario     (population 89269)

Canada's most recent News and Stories

Canada Tweets

From @shaymyname2017 on Fri Apr 28 10:00:51 EDT 2017 So I can either go to Philly, Texas or Canada
From @ayra_emesis on Fri Apr 28 10:00:51 EDT 2017 @ofcaldub_quezon @officialaldub16 @OFCALDUB_AUH @ofcaldub_lpc @R_FAULKERSoN @macmendoza75 @aldenrichards02?
From @dystonia_canada on Fri Apr 28 10:00:50 EDT 2017 Thank you #chucksrunambassador Alicia for your inspired+ heartfelt words watch this video to learn more about Alicia
From @VIXX_CANADA on Fri Apr 28 10:00:50 EDT 2017 RT @nimionimio: (( ??? ?? ?? #?? #? >?
From @HootBritton on Fri Apr 28 10:00:49 EDT 2017 Breaking news: Canada's economy didn't grow in February, StatsCan data shows
From @thePedroMorgado on Fri Apr 28 10:00:49 EDT 2017 How the Ontario Liberals' drug plan stacks up against the NDP's
From @MadeleineSauve on Fri Apr 28 10:00:48 EDT 2017 RT @MervAdey: #bcpoli "BCLiberals were unavailable for comment" #bced
From @Waalker_Hunter on Fri Apr 28 10:00:46 EDT 2017 RT @BieberNovidade: #ImTheOne é #8 no iTunes Canadá. VEM 1
From @OnPeakDemand on Fri Apr 28 10:00:46 EDT 2017 #Trump must be more careful with his words on #energy. #Canada has been a cash cow for #refiners in #US. #Alberta
From @Ana_BeatrizG on Fri Apr 28 10:00:45 EDT 2017 @vfumene Ta no Canadá, ne?! Imagino a friaca ai ahhaha mas eu amo frio ?
From @flynerever on Fri Apr 28 10:00:44 EDT 2017 Canadá
From @edsucci on Fri Apr 28 10:00:44 EDT 2017 Air Canada, por mayor conectividad para productos mexicanos - T21 Noticias de Transporte y Logística
From @viewzfromty on Fri Apr 28 10:00:44 EDT 2017 RT @CBCNews: Rights groups and opposition urge Liberals to help those fleeing anti-LGBT violence in Chechnya