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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
Population31147000
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 @FerrariMac on Mon Feb 20 01:23:41 EST 2017 RT @TarekFatah: Problem in Canada is Radicalization of Muslims, not #Islamophobia as Islamists like @IqraKhalidMP would hv u believe https:?
From @SamanthaLeBrun7 on Mon Feb 20 01:23:41 EST 2017 Not planet but Canada sounds good bout now. N love me some @JustinTrudeau https://t.co/sTjlM29YIK
From @hillbillyspider on Mon Feb 20 01:23:41 EST 2017 @bornbytherio @CA_Red_Bear @yashar @ErinLea7 Canada, when a poli prof was exposed 4 being maybe connected to pedos, career was over in 2days
From @Anglene_ on Mon Feb 20 01:23:40 EST 2017 RT @jennyna_: all you idiots who said you were moving to Canada if Trump became president, where y'all asses at?? still in the us that's fo?
From @Franktmcveety on Mon Feb 20 01:23:39 EST 2017 RT @Fore_not_four: @Franktmcveety I posted about that the other day. In Canada Imams are free to preach for annihilation of Jews, Christian?
From @Max_Touchette on Mon Feb 20 01:23:39 EST 2017 RT @ajplus: Refugees and asylum seekers are risking death by trekking across the U.S.-Canada border in subfreezing temperatures. https://t.?
From @dolantwinsfan87 on Mon Feb 20 01:23:38 EST 2017 @fireproofdolans is that magazine available in Canada?
From @RiaUSA1 on Mon Feb 20 01:23:37 EST 2017 RT @TarekFatah: Problem in Canada is Radicalization of Muslims, not #Islamophobia as Islamists like @IqraKhalidMP would hv u believe https:?
From @thizzyheiwon on Mon Feb 20 01:23:36 EST 2017 RT @ajplus: Refugees and asylum seekers are risking death by trekking across the U.S.-Canada border in subfreezing temperatures. https://t.?
From @MariaCMaldonado on Mon Feb 20 01:23:36 EST 2017 RT @BBCWorld: Trump tries to explain remark about Sweden amid ridicule https://t.co/ZlovK8Rnre
From @foggybottomgal on Mon Feb 20 01:23:35 EST 2017 I have 101 new followers from USA, Canada, UK., and more last week. See https://t.co/qXyOpnq7FA https://t.co/8IMboJSyyv
From @RChermont on Mon Feb 20 01:23:35 EST 2017 RT @cnni: $100,000 in cash was found in an old TV set. The money was there for more than 30 years. https://t.co/qiAfH6UujW https://t.co/0mW?
From @HowardBanniste3 on Mon Feb 20 01:23:35 EST 2017 Trump tries to clarify Sweden remarks https://t.co/2umtE5DGbO To be fair the Swedish Chef in Muppets does have a cleaver !
From @msurowing9519 on Mon Feb 20 01:23:34 EST 2017 RT @CBCAlerts: Natural gas leaking from pipeline for at least 10 days in Alaska's Cook Inlet; ice stopping divers from reaching it: https:/?
From @coachmike7244 on Mon Feb 20 01:23:32 EST 2017 RT @BBCWorld: Trump tries to explain remark about Sweden amid ridicule https://t.co/ZlovK8Rnre