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Canada

Federal Parliamentary Democracy (under constitutional monarchy)
independent since 1867

Region:

North America

Surface:

9,984,670 km ²

Local name:

Canada

Capital:

Ottawa


geography

Canada is a country in North America between the USA and Greenland, which consists of the rugged island regions of the Arctic in the north. The land has a total area of ​​9,984,670 km² and a total coastline of 202,080 km. This land mass is roughly 27.9 times the size of Germany. Canada is the second largest country in the world after Russia. With 3.8 inhabitants per km² it is one of the most sparsely populated countries on earth. It is divided into numerous geographical zones on its exceptionally large area. On average it is at an altitude of 487 m above sea level.

The country has 52,455 mostly uninhabited islands. The USA is the only country directly bordering Canada. The distance between Berlin and the capital Ottawa is approximately 6,140 km.

The currency in Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CAD).
1 dollar is divided into 100 cents.
Status: May 21, 2021

1 euro = 1.48 dollars
1 dollar = 0.68 euros

The climate in Canada

With an extension of over 2900 km from north to south, it is difficult to make a general statement about the climate. The individual parts of the country would be too different for this. A predominantly moderate climate zone determines the weather in Canada. As everywhere in the northern hemisphere, the days in the summer months not only get warmer but also longer. The average maximum daily temperatures are between -8 and 22 degrees, depending on the season. In some parts of the country, the values ​​can reach up to 27 degrees during the day. In the colder months, depending on the region, the temperature drops to -17 ° C in the monthly mean at night.

Average day and night temperatures


languages

National language:

English France


mother tonguedistribution
›English58,7 %
> French22,0 %
›Punjabi1,4 %
> German1,3 %
> Italian1,3 %
> Spanish1,3 %
›Chinese1,2 %
›Tagalog1,2 %
›Arabic1,1 %
›Polish0,7 %
›Portuguese0,7 %
›Ukrainian0,6 %
›Dutch0,5 %
> Russian0,4 %
›Eskimo0,1 %
Others7,5 %

Religions

directiondistribution
Buddhists1,1%
Baptists1,9%
Lutheran1,5%
Presbyterian1,4%
Pentecostal Christians1,5%
Orthodox1,6%
Catholics (Roman)38,8%
other Catholics0,2%
Anglican5,0%
other Christs6,3%
United Church of God6,1%
other Protestants2,9%
Hinduists1,5%
Muslims3,2%
Jews1,1%
non-denominational23,9%
Sikhs1,4%
other0,6%

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economy


With an HDI (Human Development Index) of 0.929, Canada is one of the most highly developed economies according to the UN definition. The IMF also shares this classification. Taking into account purchasing power parity, it is one of the 30 richest countries in the world.

Land use

1% urban areas:126,511 km²
7% agriculture:687,944 km²
38% forests:3,811,149 km²
0% water surface:891,160 km²
54% other areas:5,359,067 km²

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traffic

Road network:1,042,300 km
Rail network:77,932 km
Waterways:636 km
Commercial ports:669
›Airports:1.467

The main cities





Political indicators

(Based on the World Bank's "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project)


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Effectiveness:

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Death penalty:abolished in 1998



Existing trade agreements



Memberships

Tourism in New ZealandInternational travelers and tourism sector income in New Zealand from 1995-2019 including comparison to other countries in Australia and New Zealand