Canada’s coastline is the longest on the world with 243 792 km or 151 485 miles (including the coastline of the country’s 52,455 islands.). It is also the second country in the world by its total area.
Canada covers the most of the northern part of the North American Continent and the border between Canada and United States is the longest in the world (8,890 kilometers). It is surrounded with Atlantic Ocean on the east, the Pacific Ocean on the west and Arctic Ocean on the north. At the south is above-mentioned border with United States.
The capital city of Canada is Ottawa (812,129 inhabitants), but the biggest city is Toronto (5,113,149 inhabitants). There are two official languages in Canada, English and French. This country is composed of ten provinces and three territories. It is parliamentary democratic and constitutional monarchy with Queen Elizabeth II on head.
Some interesting facts about Canada:
The biggest province is Quebec (covers an area of 1,365,128 square kilometers).
The basketball was invented by a Canadian Dr. James Naismith.
There are 5.5 millions of immigrants in Canada which is about 16% of population.
According to latest research, Canada has the highest quality of life in the world! It is an ideal place to live and raise a family.