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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: north part of North America

NEIGHBOURS: bounded on north by Arctic Ocean, on east by the Atlantic Ocean, on south by the United States and on west by the States and the Pacific Ocean

AREA: 9,984,670 square km

POPULATION: about 35 million

POLITICAL DIVISION: 10 provinces and 3 territories

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: English, French, Inuktitut


CHIEF CITIES: Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Vancouver

THE HIGHEST PEAK: Mount Logan (5959 m.)

CHIEF RIVERS: St. Lawrence, Columbia, Nelson, Mackenzie, Yukon

CHIEF LAKES: parts of: Ontario, Erie, Huron, Superior and Lake of the Woods; Great Bear, Great Slave, Winnipeg

CURRENCY: Canadian dollar

FAMOUS CANADIANS: Wayne Gretzky, Leonard Cohen, Celine Dion, Mario Lemieux, Avril Lavigne, Bryan Adams, Jim Carrey, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Rick Moranis, Shania Twain

POPULAR SPORTS: ice hockey, curling

OLYMPIC GAMES: Montreal 1976 (summer), Calgary 1988 (winter) and Vancouver 2010 (winter)

NATIONAL SYMBOLS: maple leaf, beaver / colors: red, white

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