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Canada Essential Info

Overview

Oh, Canada! The Great White North is the second largest country in the world, and has so much to explore. Enjoy unbeatable views of Niagara Falls, check out the equally awesome National Parks like Banff and Jasper by cruising the Icefields Parkway, take in rich history with a side of poutine in Montréal, and plan an epic outdoor adventure on the Cabot Trail.

Basics

Best Time To Go

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May-Jun, Sep-Oct

Fun Facts

  1. The Canadian Royal Mint created a coin with the face value of $1 Million. The coin itself is made of 99.99% gold and weighs over 220 lbs.
  2. The Canada/USA border is the longest international border in the world.
  3. Canada is the first country to build a UFO landing pad in St. Paul, Alberta.
  4. Canada produces 77% of the world's maple syrup.
  5. The name “Canada” comes from the Huron-Iroquois word “kanata,” meaning “village” or “settlement.
  6. Canada is the second largest country in the world.
  7. French is an official language.
  8. 40% of the land acreage of Canada is covered by forests.
  9. Hockey and lacrosse are Canada’s national sports.
  10. Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world.
  11. Canada has six time zones.
  12. Coast to coast: Canada offers varied landscapes which include mountains, prairies, rivers and lakes, and metropolises.

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