Statistics about Canada (Facts)

Canadian statistics

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Area
9,976,140 sq km (3,851,788 sq miles), 2nd largest country - 8.62% water

Population in October 2004 (density)
32,040,292 (4 people per kilometre squared)

Capital (population)
Ottawa (1,128,900)

Largest City
Toronto, Ontario

Government
Federal multiparty constitutional monarchy

Prime Minister
Stephen Harper (Conservatives)

Governor General
Adrienne Clarkson

National Anthem
O Canada


Monarch
Queen Elizabeth II

Independence from the UK

British North America Act - 1 July 1867 (incorporation of Canada)
Statute of Westminster - 11 December 1931
Canada Act - 17 April 1982

Currency
Canadian dollar = 100 cents

GDP in 2002 ($US Dollars)
Total - $957.7 billionPer head $29,700

Time Zones
GMT (UTC) -3.5 to -8

Language
English and French (both official)

Ethnic Groups
British 34%, French 26%, German 4%, Italian 3%, Ukrainian 2%, Native American (Amerindian/Inuit) 1.5%, Chinese 1%

Religions
Christianity (Roman Catholic 47%, Protestant 41%), Judaism, Islam, Hinduism

Internet TLD
.ca

International Calling Code
1

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