Canada is the second-largest country after Russia and occupies more 40% area of North America. Although Canada has more massive land, people live sparsely. Moreover, 80% of the population live southern region near the United States of America. The Canada land area is divided into ten provinces plus three territories. The country got the name Canada from the word Kanata means settlement or village.
The name of the ten Provinces is Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. The name of the Canadian territories is Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon. Time-lapse occurs from one province to another province, and every region follows its own time.
Canada has a low population with a multi-culture population. Immigration is the main reason for multi-culture, and Canada accepts immigrants all over the world and stands first in accepting immigrants in the world. The immigrants settled in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver. For more information, visit: CanadaPopulation.ca
The most spoken languages of Canada is English and French. Moreover, English and French are the official languages in most provinces and Territories. Both the languages are widely spoken by the country’s population and followed in all official government departments. The primary reason for the spread these languages are the British and French explorers from Europe. They started exploring the world by the 16th century, and significant settlement happened during the 17th century.
Apart from English and French, Canadian’s speaks many native languages. Moreover, few indigenous languages have also got official status in specific province and territories.
The first people to conquest Canada is French and named as New French in the 16th century. During this time, most of the regions of the land were under the control of the French. Next came the British explorer in the 18th century. A dispute between the French and British led to war, in which the British captured significant regions of New Fench. The captured parts are named as Ontario which Saint Lawrence and Great Lakes.
During the end of the 18th century, Canada is divided into upper and lower Canada. Later by the 18th century, the regions were renamed as Canada east and west.
Canada shares the longest border of 5.525 miles with the United States of America. Also, its the only border with no military surveillance. Moreover, both countries share many excellent features.
The Economy of Canada depends on natural resources, Manufacturing, Mining, Fishing, Auto-mobile, and service sector. All these create jobs for lakhs of people in Canada and helps in the growth of GDP.