Political Map of Canada shows the international and provincial boundaries, national capital and provincial capitals.
Political Map of Canada shows the international and provincial boundaries, national capital, and provincial capitals. The term Canada is extracted from the Huron-Iroquois Kanata means settlement or village.
Canada shares an 8,890km extended boundary with the US (United States) including Alaska. With an area of 9,984,670 Sqkm, Canada is the 2nd biggest nation worldwide. The nation is bounded by Alaska (US) in the west, and by twelve other US states including Yukon Territory in Northwest; it also shares maritime boundaries with Greenland, an independent Denmark territory and Saint Pierre and Miquelon, an island belonging to France. Geographically, Canada extends from the Atlantic Ocean (East); Pacific Ocean (West), and the Arctic Ocean towards North. The chief Canadian regions include hilly west coast; uniform central prairies, frozen north, and woody plains in the East. Basically, Canada is home to abundant rivers, lakes, and forests.
The capital city Ottawa is the 4th largest that lies some 400 km Northeast of Toronto and 200Km West of Montreal. Other larger cities in terms of size are Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, and Quebec City.
The current population of Canada is 37,742,154 and life anticipation at birth is 83 years combining both the genders. Canada’s population is increasing fast and it will cross 50 million by the year 2070 basis current forecasts; however the country is “underpopulated” currently, compared to many other nations and it has numerous job openings to be occupied and more number of people means increased economic development and fortune for the nation. French and English are spoken widely here along with few native languages.
Canada is a multicultural nation; however, its culture is primarily inspired by various European traditions especially British and French. Canadians clothing is casual and influenced by the United States and other western nations. People in Canada are usually tolerant, informal, relaxed, and polite. While they like basic etiquettes such as ‘Please’, ‘Sorry’, ‘Thank-You’, etc. they are pretty informal while dining and one can comfortably refuse a meal, if feels so. Canadians celebrate several enticing festivals as the nation is religiously and politically tolerant. People from different religions such as Hinduism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity, and others celebrate their respective festivals with harmony. There are even many temples, Gurudwara, churches, Mosques, and sanctuaries across Canada.
Places to visit
The second-largest country with the longest coastline worldwide is certainly a tourist spot with several places to visit; few spots have been briefed down:
Yoho National Park (NP) Of Canada
Yoho NP is the spectacular scenery of enormous ice fields and highland peaks ranking among the uppermost among the Canadian Rockies. On the southern part, Yoho is bounded by Kootenay NP, and on the Eastern part; it has Banff NP in Alberta.
Situated in the South of Toronto, Ontario, Toronto Islands are a series of 15 tiny islands in the Ontario Lake. Another place to visit in Toronto is the Toronto Zoo that encompasses 287 hectares and is the biggest across Toronto.
Located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Skylon Tower is a scenic that watches the American Falls in New York as well as bigger Horseshoe Falls in Ontario.
The best time to Canada is between September till November when the climate is soothing, neither very hot nor very cold.