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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
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)

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From @Hongkong_Bear on Wed Dec 12 04:35:31 EST 2018 @AvengingDark If they nuke Canada, they also turn the sisters of Xi, who are Canadian, into radioactive ashes. The?
From @Jonatha10618959 on Wed Dec 12 04:35:27 EST 2018 Many people across the UK are believing what @theresa_may has said in her speech, yet she has been lying all of the?
From @WHITEDE83309113 on Wed Dec 12 04:35:27 EST 2018 RT @Hawk_Montgomery: Looking for people in the USA, Australia, Canada, Russia and the rest of the world who are organized to support South?
From @PSPilates on Wed Dec 12 04:35:25 EST 2018 RT @cbcnewsbc: Michelle Obama is coming to Vancouver.
From @chidambara09 on Wed Dec 12 04:35:19 EST 2018 RT @_TheBunker: Fears over sensitive US military data in commercial cloud #cybersecurity #security #infosec #tech #?
From @CherylAndrews59 on Wed Dec 12 04:35:16 EST 2018 RT @winstonCovfefe: Patriots rally in front of Canada's Parliament to protest #UNMigrationCompact and protect our country's border and sove?
From @YvonneJonah on Wed Dec 12 04:35:16 EST 2018 RT @TundeTASH: When I visited Canada to study I thought things would go smoothly, but the first project I did served as an eye opener for m?
From @Porxis86 on Wed Dec 12 04:35:15 EST 2018 RT @miquelroig: Sánchez defendiendo la globalización y el ?orden multilateral? en el Congreso y criticando ?los movimientos aislacionistas??
From @Untung_S_Drazat on Wed Dec 12 04:35:14 EST 2018 RT @spectatorindex: Universities ranked in world top 400. US: 77 UK: 47 Germany: 25 Australia: 22 China: 20 Canada: 14 Japan: 14 France 13?
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From @ihadmyfun on Wed Dec 12 04:35:09 EST 2018 RT @Samfr: There's a small but real possibility that Esther McVey will become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at the moment of the mos?