QUICK FACTS ABOUT CANADA
  • Independence from Britain: July 1, 1867
  • Official Name: Canada
  • Motto: "From Sea to Sea"
  • Anthem: "O Canada"
  • Type of Government: Federal parliamentary/constitutional monarchy
  • Prime minister: Justin Trudeau
  • Capital City: Ottawa
  • Largest city: Toronto
  • Population: 38,526,760 (as of 2022)
  • Official Languages: English & French
  • Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)
  • GDP (Gross Domestic Product): $2.221 trillion
  • Total Area: 9,984,670 km2
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Rockies, St. Elias, and Laurentian
  • Major Rivers: Mackenzie River, Yukon River, Columbia River
  • National animal: The Beaver
  • Most Popular Sport: Ice Hockey
  • Canada‚Äôs official colours: Red & White
  • Arboreal Emblem: The maple tree

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