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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 @Gerardo_Ruiz_So on Mon Mar 27 04:33:46 EDT 2017 RT @comunicafi: ¿Te gustaría cursar una #Maestría o #Doctorado en Canadá? Te esperamos este lunes 27 en la #FIUNAM ???? https://t.co/Kqzdtt?
From @Landreo55 on Mon Mar 27 04:33:44 EDT 2017 RT @Energetic_Vibes: Banff, Canada https://t.co/wqaRDiSxzz
From @die4thepies on Mon Mar 27 04:33:42 EDT 2017 RT @miskeencore: my coworker keeps referring to black people here as african american because she's too nervous to say black but we're in?
From @rtinfluencer on Mon Mar 27 04:33:39 EDT 2017 RT @SenSanders: Somehow in Canada, they've managed to provide health care to everyone in their country at about half the cost per person th?
From @VictoriaLIVE on Mon Mar 27 04:33:39 EDT 2017 Leggings and yoga pants controversy: Love them or loathe them? https://t.co/VYK8MPhrS8
From @BojackSim on Mon Mar 27 04:33:38 EDT 2017 RT @miskeencore: my coworker keeps referring to black people here as african american because she's too nervous to say black but we're in?
From @Sweet1Lexi on Mon Mar 27 04:33:38 EDT 2017 RT @JustinTrudeau: J?ai été honoré de présenter la série en dix épisodes sur le Canada et les gens qui ont bâti notre pays @CBC. J?ai hâte?
From @DrEmanuelBorges on Mon Mar 27 04:33:38 EDT 2017 @JustinTrudeau is well on his way to legendary status. My guy outchea turning Canada into a number 1 draft pick https://t.co/pUMLNR1JMw
From @profdans on Mon Mar 27 04:33:37 EDT 2017 RT @syqau: All way to Islamic Mosaic society, that's Sharia in Canada! The death of open society! https://t.co/cv58WxyVqo
From @VersaceInferno on Mon Mar 27 04:33:34 EDT 2017 RT @gotyouthisrcse: it's going to be one hell of a canada day https://t.co/t5kQdvNm5i
From @COrteSocias on Mon Mar 27 04:33:33 EDT 2017 Canadá, el modelo educativo que seduce al mundo https://t.co/LJ0M8pNv5x
From @wyattsmith56 on Mon Mar 27 04:33:31 EDT 2017 Wow Canada is looking better and better everyday https://t.co/JXg7PzNg7j
From @LauWayne_972 on Mon Mar 27 04:33:30 EDT 2017 RT @LesNews: CANADA - Le gouvernement libéral de Justin Trudeau prévoit légaliser la marijuana dès le 1er juillet 2018. /via CBC https://t.?
From @kayleywolf on Mon Mar 27 04:33:30 EDT 2017 RT @SenSanders: Somehow in Canada, they've managed to provide health care to everyone in their country at about half the cost per person th?
From @PatrioteGaulois on Mon Mar 27 04:33:29 EDT 2017 RT @BBCWorld: United Airlines under fire for 'barring girls wearing leggings' https://t.co/3R4oM33wxO