Canada is a North American country that is located directly above the United States (the U.S.A and Canada actually share the world’s largest land boarder). Canada is a huge country that encompasses 3,854,085 square miles of land—this makes it the world’s second largest country (only Russia is bigger). Like the United States, the east coast of Canada boarders the Atlantic Ocean and the west coast boarders the Pacific Ocean. However Canada has a much lower overall population than the U.S. with only 35,344,962 inhabitants.
Canada is well known for its lovely landscapes. In fact, its flag depicts the maple leaf since there are so many maple trees in Canada. The capitol city is Ottawa and the largest city is Toronto. The national languages of Canada are English and French and the quality of life in Canada is excellent—in fact, it is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. The Canadian dollar is the national currency. The national anthem is “O Canada.”
Canada has a rich history and lots of interesting places to go and things to see. Below is a list of five things that Canada is famous for: