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Motto: "A Mari Usque Ad
Mare" (Latin)
"From Sea to Sea"


FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Federal parliamentary state
POPULATION: 34,834,841
MONEY: Canadian dollar
AREA: 3,849,674 square miles (9,970,610 square
MAJOR MOUNTAIN RANGES: Rockies, Coast, Laurentian
MAJOR RIVERS: St. Lawrence, Mackenzie


Canadian Maple Leaf

Canada is the
world's secondlargest country by
total area and
the fourth-largest
country by land

Located in the northern portion of the continent of North
America, extending, in general, from the 49th parallel
northward to the islands of the Arctic Ocean. Its eastern
and western boundaries are the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
respectively. The easternmost portion of the country is a
riverine and maritime environment, consisting of the
provinces of Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince
Edward Island, and New Brunswick. The central portion of
the country, in its southern areas, is primarily boreal forest (the provinces of Ontario and Quebec). A section of the
country westward made up mostly of flat grasslands (in the
provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta).

The name Canada comes from the St. Lawrence
Iroquoian word kanata, meaning "village" or
"settlement". In the 17th and early 18th
centuries, "Canada" referred to the part of New
France that lay along the St. Lawrence River. In
1791, the area became two...

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