Canada

20 Facts About Canada

Canada's History

Canada's capital is Ottawa. Canada celebrates Canada day on July 1. Canada is a huge and thin populated country. Canada's history is loosely connected to its import and export trades. The first exports were fishes caught by West European mariners in the 15th Century.

Religion

Most of Canada people are Roman Catholic or Protestant. the Protestant churches are United Churches of Canada, Anglican Church of Canada, and Lutheran church. In the last part of the 20th century, the number of Muslims, Hindus, Sikhas, and Buddhists increased.

Geography

Canada has a large variety of climates. Ocean currents affect climate. Over one half of the country has cold winters and short, cool summers. Canada winter season has average temperature below freezing with constant snow cover.

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