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    Nickname Great White North
    Capital City Ottawa
    Largest Cities Toronto | Montreal | Vancouver
    Currency Canadian dollar (CAD)
    Official languages English | French
    Population 35 million (rank: 38)
    Area 9,984,670 km2 / 3,855,100 miles2 (rank: 2)
    Population density 4 per km2 / 10 per mile2 (rank: 228)
    Anthem "O Canada"
    Motto A Mari Usque Ad Mare ("From Sea to Sea")
    Independence July 1, 1867 (from UK)
    Highest point Mount Logan 5,959 m (19,551 ft)
    Mean elevation 487 m
    Longest River Mackenzie River 4,241 km (2,635 mi)
    Border USA 8,893 km
    Coastline 202,080 km (125,570 mi)
    Religions Catholic 39% | Protestant 20.3%
    Median age 42 years
    Population data Growth rate: 0.74% | Birth rate: 1.0% | Death rate: 0.85%
    Life expectancy 82 years (Males: 79 years | Female: 85 years)
    Literacy rate 99% (Male: 99% | Female: 99%)
    GDP (PPP) $1.674 trillion (Per capita: $46,200)
    Flag carrier Air Canada
    Busiest airport Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
    Calling code +1
    Internet TLD .ca
    Head of the state Queen ELIZABETH II
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
    Time in Ottawa
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    How did Canada get its name?
    The name Canada came from the St. Lawrence Iroquoian word kanata, meaning "village" or "settlement".
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    Great White North

    The Canada is world's second-largest country by total area (behind Russia), world's fourth-largest country by land area (behind Russia, China and USA) and world's largest country by surface area of water.
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    World's largest share of fresh water
    Canada has 7% of world's total land within its borders but has 20% of the world's fresh water.

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