Geography of Canada

Canadian Geography Facts

Total area of Canada:
9,984,670 square kilometres

Land:
9,093,507 square kilometres

Fresh Water
891,163 square kilometres

Second largest country in the world after Russia

Distance East to West is 5,514 kilometres
Cape Spear, Newfoundland and Labrador to Yukon Territory Alaska boundary

Canadian Border with the United States
8,890 kilometres

10% of the world's Freshwater is in Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Canada has the longest coastline in the world
202,080 kilometres

Canada's Trans-Canada Highway is the longest national highway in the World
7,604 kilometres

The Dempster Highway is the northernmost highway 720 kilometres

Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron is the world's largest island in a freshwater lake 2765 square kilometres

Highest mountain in Canada is Mount Logan, Yukon Territory
5959 metres

Baffin Island in Nunavut is the largest island in Canada
507,451 square kilometres

The world's highest tide is in the Bay of Fundy between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
Tide range is 16.1 metres

The longest river in Canada is the Mackenzie River
4,241 kilometres

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