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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 @CLNBlog on Fri Jun 23 08:02:49 EDT 2017 Bon Jovi surprises college grads with performance https://t.co/qlDq9kuhTC #News #USA #FridayFeeling #Canada #UK #World
From @CLNBlog on Fri Jun 23 08:02:49 EDT 2017 Taylor Swift Surfaces at Mom's House in Nashville (PHOTO GALLERY) https://t.co/IVThyPsR8v #News #USA #FridayFeeling #Canada #UK #World
From @MrCokyDj on Fri Jun 23 08:02:49 EDT 2017 Canadá Esta Ofreciendo Trabajo y La Visa Gratis A Las Personas Con Estas Profesiones https://t.co/4GtGLaNSYk
From @GladysGotlieb on Fri Jun 23 08:02:49 EDT 2017 RT @RisingSign: #USA under @realDonaldTrump causes pain and suffering for #Canada as waves of flooding and drought cost Canadians BILLIONS?
From @neptudeco on Fri Jun 23 08:02:49 EDT 2017 RT @EquoBerdeak: ¿Qué queremos ser, el sur de Canadá para que vengan a producir las multinacionales aquí con menos derechos para todas? No?
From @CLNBlog on Fri Jun 23 08:02:48 EDT 2017 Chrissy Teigen Gets a Henna Tattoo with a Random Guy After John Legend https://t.co/ehRofvANBV #News #USA #FridayFeeling #Canada #UK #World
From @Abramjee on Fri Jun 23 08:02:48 EDT 2017 RT @HermanMashaba: I am glad to be back home after my first international roadshow to represent @CityofJoburgZA in the USA & Metropolis in?
From @EnjoyCoastLife on Fri Jun 23 08:02:47 EDT 2017 Sears Canada to close 59 stores, lay off thousands as part of restructuring #sunshinecoast #news https://t.co/Pkn1GvS8Qc #parkbenchcoupons
From @Ale1973Castro on Fri Jun 23 08:02:45 EDT 2017 RT @sputnik_brasil: Sniper canadense bateu recorde de distância ao eliminar militante do Daesh no Iraque - https://t.co/L1A7Z3uT88 https://?
From @Kris_at_Vizion on Fri Jun 23 08:02:44 EDT 2017 Drone Delivery Canada partners with Ontario Region of Peel for defibrillator delivery https://t.co/awAeV4rWHI
From @alexbrassard on Fri Jun 23 08:02:44 EDT 2017 RT @ConstellationFR: Célébrations de la francophonie 2017 | Pour faire un monde https://t.co/MNlPmGKIPk
From @mardenerja on Fri Jun 23 08:02:43 EDT 2017 RT @jitorreblanca: Para discusión sobre #CETA: salario mínimo diario en España: 23 ?. En Canadá: 57 ?. ¿Hablamos de rebajar estándares labo?
From @bentsai81 on Fri Jun 23 08:02:42 EDT 2017 Toys Cool design ? #Design #Russia #Brazil #China #India #Japan #USA #Canada #Switzerland l https://t.co/5zINQH7KV1
From @Mondesports on Fri Jun 23 08:02:42 EDT 2017 Les 76ers sélectionnent Markelle Fultz avec le tout premier choix https://t.co/LSDXVJzVZn #sport
From @bentsai81 on Fri Jun 23 08:02:41 EDT 2017 Colourful toys Cool design ? #Design #Russia #Brazil #China #India #Japan #USA #Canada #Switzerland l https://t.co/3LKzJUeDHf