Population: 34,568,211


  • In 1912, an iceberg off Newfoundland’s coast sunk the famous Titanic.
  • Most of Canada's population lives within 100 miles (161 km) of the U.S. border.
  • Canada stretches across six time zones.
  • Canadians pronounce the last letter in the alphabet a little differently than Americans: instead of saying “zee,” they say “zed.”



Transportation is very important in a country as large as Canada. Most people drive themselves from one place to another. Canadians in the west have more cars than those in the east because everything is farther apart there. In bigger cities, where everything is closer together, people might take the bus or subway.

The Canadian Flag

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"Canada." CultureGrams Kids Edition. ProQuest, 2014. Web. 28 Apr 2014.