Canada

45.4000° N, 75.6667° W

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Summary

Canada is located in North America the capital of Canada is Ottawa. It’s population is 34,834,841 and they use the Canadian dollar as currency. Canada has a Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy. Canada is home to many different languages English and French being the two official languages 58.7% of the country specking English and, 22% speaking French, then Punjabi 1.4%, Italian 1.3%, Spanish 1.3%, German 1.3%, Arabic 1.1%, other 10.5% (2011 est.) The area of land is 3,511,003 sq mi (9,093,507 sq km). A popular Canadian tourist attraction is Banff National Park and the Rocky Mountains because of it’s valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, meadows and rivers.

The biome was once-mountainous region, which contains the continent's oldest rocks. Canada was hundreds of animals that inhabit Canada such as Pronghorn,Raccoon,Rainbow trout ,Red fox,Redheaded woodpecker,Ruffed grouse,Salmon,Sea otter,Snowy owl,Spotted owl, Steller sea lion,Tundra swan,Walrus,Wild Horse, Wolf just to name a few. A little known fact about Canada is that it has introduced some of the world's most liberal social policies. Medical marijuana for the terminally or chronically ill was legalized in 2001; the country began legally dispensing marijuana by prescription in July 2003. In 2003, Ontario and British Columbia legalized same-sex marriage, and more provinces and territories followed in 2004. In July 2005, Canada legalized gay marriage throughout the country.

interesting fact

Canada has legalized both Medical Marijuana and Same-sex marriage. Medical Marijuana was legalized as of 2001 and Same- sex marriage as of July of 2005.
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Canadian Coins and Dollars

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Tourist Attrations

Canada is home to many notable places. Such as Banff National Park and Rocky Mountains, Niagara Falls being some of the most well know.

Banff National Park and Rock Mountains and Niagara Falls

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