World Country List. Country Name, Country Continent & Country Region. For complete country details, click on country name.

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 @ctylerauthor on Fri Feb 22 11:23:07 EST 2019 Priory of the Orange Tree by @say_shannon is my most anticipated release this year! If you're in: USA, Canada, UK,? https://t.co/EYtvWFvhOy
From @pauulacarrasco on Fri Feb 22 11:23:07 EST 2019 RT @LissPardoJ_UC: En Canadá el aborto es legal hace mas de 20 años y NO TIENE LÍMITE, las iglesias tienen tan poca gente que las convierte?
From @katbt617 on Fri Feb 22 11:23:07 EST 2019 RT @IBSFsliding: IBSF #BMWworldcup in #Calgary Live streaming: - in the USA: check NBC Sports https://t.co/sxywxYGXwr and the Olympic Chann?
From @StevenPrice95 on Fri Feb 22 11:23:06 EST 2019 @sarah_aslannnn @keatingteam1 The case reports of some reported "downtimes" in Scandinavia, Canada etc with neurolo? https://t.co/txaUeNHH1d
From @Rosa45535284 on Fri Feb 22 11:23:05 EST 2019 RT @InterTrialWatch: Aquesta setmana hem continuat el treball d'observació del judici amb la presència de John Pilphot (el Canadà), Bil Bow?
From @marpezca12 on Fri Feb 22 11:23:05 EST 2019 RT @depressionnote: Suicide hotline numbers ? United Kingdom ?? 116 123 United States ?? 1-800-273-8255 Canada ?? 1 800 456 4566 Ireland?
From @ErnestoGGuevara on Fri Feb 22 11:23:04 EST 2019 RT @spectatorindex: Countries by satellites orbiting the earth, 2018. US: 830 China: 280 Russia: 147 Japan: 75 UK: 54 India: 54 Canada: 37?
From @msccust on Fri Feb 22 11:23:04 EST 2019 RT @AngusReid: Reading Mr. Wernick?s remarks I was struck by two things: (1) he fails to understand the seething anger across much of Weste?
From @suggatittts on Fri Feb 22 11:23:04 EST 2019 My thing is if Canada can do it then why can?t we??? Or how other countries who have free education.... and they?re? https://t.co/xcaklIAnc9
From @benita38020519 on Fri Feb 22 11:23:04 EST 2019 RT @nili_negin: @RomainSchue Arrêtez de Détruire Nos Rêves #Quebec_immigration_injustice #Canada_Quebec_18000_Dossier @SJB_CAQ @MarieChant?
From @LinoCoria on Fri Feb 22 11:23:03 EST 2019 RT @PHSAofBC: "We try to inoculate kids against misinformation for the next generation" - Kids Boost Immunity from @CDCofBC teaches school?
From @mas_aro on Fri Feb 22 11:23:03 EST 2019 RT @spectatorindex: Say religion is very important in their lives, 2018. Ethiopia: 98% Indonesia: 93% Nigeria: 88% India: 80% Egypt: 72% B?
From @canada_marvel on Fri Feb 22 11:23:02 EST 2019 @river_MCU ??...?...?...???...?...(?? ??? ????? ? ??)
From @cbcnewsbc on Fri Feb 22 11:23:02 EST 2019 Snow falling on Metro Vancouver may impact SkyTrain, bus service https://t.co/gQ3Ey4u9mU https://t.co/sUpn5WtBOl
From @Nancy_Carreiro on Fri Feb 22 11:23:02 EST 2019 Ready for a romantic weekend away, or interested in buying a second home? Check out this list of romantic destinati? https://t.co/THSWMETH1s