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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 @Jayart202 on Mon Feb 17 10:07:56 EST 2020 RT @LiftForever67: Number of people who go bankrupt every year because of medical bills: UK - 0 France - 0 Spain - 0 Portugal- 0 Denmark -?
From @El_Buen_Hudson on Mon Feb 17 10:07:55 EST 2020 Creo que empezaré una nueva vida de indocumentado en Canadá ?
From @mmzhiver on Mon Feb 17 10:07:55 EST 2020 @Saphira88 @liedfive @AFabulousState @instagram I'm in Canada and it says that it's not available!
From @sfgmulcahy on Mon Feb 17 10:07:55 EST 2020 RT @LiftForever67: Number of people who go bankrupt every year because of medical bills: UK - 0 France - 0 Spain - 0 Portugal- 0 Denmark -?
From @ketchum2003 on Mon Feb 17 10:07:54 EST 2020 People leaving and preparing for the Ontario and Manitoba border to shut down of the Trans Canada highway this morn? https://t.co/aVB7IXA3ZR
From @TasteCanada on Mon Feb 17 10:07:54 EST 2020 Must be over the age of 19. Open to Canadian residents only. 1 winner will be selected randomly on (Feb 27). The pr? https://t.co/6a7srkYGe9
From @LydiyaMiller on Mon Feb 17 10:07:54 EST 2020 @idna_m @inklessPW @JustinTrudeau @jpmorgan I agree, as much as I respect their decision to leave the British Monar? https://t.co/5a5YganIPZ
From @iannahilad on Mon Feb 17 10:07:54 EST 2020 RT @LiftForever67: Number of people who go bankrupt every year because of medical bills: UK - 0 France - 0 Spain - 0 Portugal- 0 Denmark -?
From @dw_waterson on Mon Feb 17 10:07:53 EST 2020 RT @MizzBrown: The alternate route was suggested and accepted by wetsuweten but disregarded https://t.co/4OX1gh1jKL
From @HydeBlizzardbox on Mon Feb 17 10:07:52 EST 2020 RT @DarthWendolyn: Hi, my name is Wendy, I am a 20 year old trans woman looking for a place to live around the London, Ontario, Canada area?
From @johndalleyne on Mon Feb 17 10:07:50 EST 2020 RT @BarbaraRansby: Listening 2 Jeffrey Canada on @MSNBC talk about standing in the middle of the road w/ a safe pragmatic billionaire benef?
From @ArtsGlenda on Mon Feb 17 10:07:50 EST 2020 RT @Leitz4U: O Canada ?? is just beautiful #NBAAllStar https://t.co/AbXomYiB7T
From @FutAnderson19 on Mon Feb 17 10:07:48 EST 2020 RT @Jordan_Coombe: Suicide hotline numbers ? United kingdom ?? 116 123 United states ?? 1-800-273-8255 Canada ?? 1 800 456 4566 Ireland?
From @NORTHICA_Canada on Mon Feb 17 10:07:48 EST 2020 RT @transformertube: Can cannabis alone cure cancer? We asked oncologist Dr. Donald Abrams https://t.co/p0kzT2IkR5 via @leafly
From @jae_avilezzz on Mon Feb 17 10:07:46 EST 2020 RT @LiftForever67: Number of people who go bankrupt every year because of medical bills: UK - 0 France - 0 Spain - 0 Portugal- 0 Denmark -?