5 Interesting Facts About Canada

Today, in our international article we would be discussing interesting facts about Canada.

 

Canada is a North American country stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. Major cities include massive Toronto, west coast film centre Vancouver, French-speaking Montréal and Québec City, and capital city Ottawa. Canada’s vast swaths of wilderness include lake-filled Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains. It’s also home to Niagara Falls, a famous group of massive waterfalls.

 

Besides taking a boat ride through the mists of Niagara Falls, some other notable experiences include hiking Newfoundland’s coastline for views of Iceberg Alley and exploring Québec’s European-style cities. Hot springs and the scenic Icefields Parkway are draws in the Canadian Rockies. Skiing, mountain biking and golf are attractions in Whistler, British Columbia. In the far north, dog sledding expeditions take visitors to see the Aurora Borealis, an atmospheric light phenomenon. Cultural highlights include Toronto’s professional theatre, the Calgary Stampede rodeo and winter festivals and ice-hockey games countrywide.

 

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Canada has more lakes that you think

There are over 3,000 lakes in Canada, making its surface area covered by lakes more than any other country in the world.

Canada is the most educated country in the world

At least 56% of the total population have earned some sort of degree for their education after high-school. That’s 6% more than Japan in second place. That’s an achievement and something to be proud of!

No discrimination in Canada

Another thing that Canadians can pride themselves with is their  high acceptance for different lifestyles, religion, sex, ethnicity and much more.

The longest street in the world is in Canada

Yonge Street in Ontario is 1,896 km (1,178 mi) long. It originates in Toronto and goes north to just shy of Lake Simcoe.

It has been taken off the Guinness Book of World Records, but my research wasn’t able to find a street that was longer.

Canada has the longest coastline in the world

Canada has the longest coastline in the world with 202,080km/125.567miles

 

 

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