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Canada

Canada
  • Capital

    Capital

    Ottawa

  • Local time

    Local time

    20:53

  • Population

    Population

    37.13 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ CAD (dollar)

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Canada

Canada
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Ottawa

  • Local time

    Local time

    20:53

  • Population

    Population

    37.13 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ CAD (dollar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 4 134

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.17 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    537mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    9 984 670 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    9%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    38%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    7%

  • Railways

    Railways

    52131km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    85.41 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    British Isles origin - 28 %
    French origin - 23 %
    other European - 15 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 43 %
    Protestant - 23 %
    other Christian - 4 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    English
    French
    other

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    67 500

  • Murders

    Murders

    2 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    10.3 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    17.7%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    7.4%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    5 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    transportation equipment, chemicals, minerals, food products, wood and paper products, fish products, petroleum and natural gas

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    wheat, barley, oilseed, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, dairy products, fish, forest products

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, rare earth elements, molybdenum, potash

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    -67%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, rare earth elements, molybdenum, potash

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    22%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    537 193kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    18 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    221

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What not to do when visiting Canada

1/23
Marker British Columbia
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Don't smoke in British Columbia - smoking is banned on all public transport, in public buildings, including restaurants, bars and workplaces.

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2/23
Marker Canada
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Don't drink alcohol in public - it's prohibited by law in Canada.

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3/23
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Don't get into a taxi without noting the cab number and the name of the driver.

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The name Canada emerged as a misunderstanding: the locals invited the French explorer Cartier to their ‘kanata’ (=village). He called the whole country the same.

4/23
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Don't forget Canadians line up and like to maintain a large amount of personal space.

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5/23
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Don't carry parcels, gifts or luggage for other people across borders or through customs under any circumstances.

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6/23
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Don't forget to respect wildlife laws and to maintain a safe and legal distance when observing wild animals.

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7/23
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Don't discuss politics, religion or money - it's impolite.

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8/23
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Don't visit someone's home without bringing a gift to hostess.

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The longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km (1,178 miles).

9/23
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Don’t forget the most common greeting is firm handshake accompanied by direct eye contact and a sincere smile.

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10/23
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Don’t rest your elbows on the table during the dinner or similar gathering.

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11/23
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Don’t be surprised your computer or mobile phone is subject to searches without a warrant at the border. Illegal content can result in the seizure of the equipment as well as detention, arrest or prosecution of the bearer.

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12/23
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Don’t be surprised by the differences between Anglophone and Francophone business counterparts. Francophones are generally more indirect than Anglophones, and they tend to be more exuberant too. Anglophones Don’t interrupt someone who is speaking.

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13/23
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Don't call a Newfoundlander a "Newfie" - it's a derogatory term and connotates of "stupidity" and "laziness".

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Canada has more lakes than any other country.

14/23
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Don't forget friends may kiss both cheeks when greeting, starting with left cheek.

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15/23
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Don’t use ”tu" when speaking to someone using French in Quebec - use ”vous” (you) to be more formal and respectful.

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16/23
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Don't pack only for the cold - pack for all seasons as the weather may vary day by day from 25Celsius to sub-zero.

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17/23
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Don't think Alberta is better in the summer. It's also a winter paradise.

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18/23
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Don't berate a Newfoundlander o politics.

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Instant mashed potatoes (dehydrated potato flakes) were invented in Canadian in 1962.

19/23
Marker Toronto
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Don't forget to tip more than usual - 20%+ for good or great. 10% if your waiter was downright mean.

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20/23
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Don't be impolite - "Please", "thank you", "sorry" are a generally polite tone and standard in Toronto.

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21/23
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Don't call women "sweetie", "dear" or any other familiar, diminutive term. It may be fine where you're from, it isn't here.

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22/23
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Don't demand your change in US currency if you are American.

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23/23
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Don’t turn right at a red light, especially on the Island of Montreal - it’s prohibited.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Canada is the second-largest country in the world in terms of geographic area. The population of about 35M people makes it the 38th most populous country in the world. Due to the permafrost and severe cold in the northern parts of the country, most of the population lives within a narrow strip along the south; 90% of the population resides within 100 miles of the US border.

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