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Canada

  1. 1. The capital of Canada is Ottawa.
  2. 2. Two languages are officially spoken in Canada: English and French.
  3. 3. The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up theworlds second largest country. The ten provinces are Alberta, BritishColumbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, NovaScotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan, whilethe three territories are Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon.
  4. 4. Beaver - Itsymbolizes the tradein fur.The Maple leafCanada has many national symbols. Here are some of them.Coat of ArmsThe Royal CanadianMounted Police“The Mounties”
  5. 5. Toronto is the biggest city in Canada.
  6. 6. Quebec is the only Canadianprovince with a predominantlyFrench-speaking identity and theonly one whose sole officiallanguage is French at theprovincial level.Quebec is Canadas largestprovince by area and its second-largest administrative division.Quebec is the second mostpopulous province, after Ontario.Most inhabitants live in urbanareas near the Saint LawrenceRiver between Montreal andQuebec City, the capital. English-speaking communities andEnglish-language institutions areconcentrated in the west ofMontreal, the biggest city inQuebec.
  7. 7. Many Actors and singers came from Canadalike: Avril Lavigne, Alanis Morissette,Shania Twain, Celine DionNelly Furtado,Keanu Reeves, Bryan Adams, Jim Carrey,Michael J. Fox…
  8. 8. If you think of Canada you automatically think of National Parks. Canadas NationalParks are designed to preserve this natural beauty for future generations. Today,there are 40 National Parks and National Park Reserves.
  9. 9. There are also impressive mountains. The highest one is Mount Logan(5,959 metres) and the longest river is The Mackenzie.
  10. 10. Canadians likevery muchsports. Theyhave manysports team.They haverugby teams,ice hockeyteams andmany other.Canada’s twonational sportsare ice-hockeyand lacrosse.There are a lotof womenteams, too.Lacrosse is a game invented by American indians; now played by two teamswho use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball towardthe opponents goal.
  11. 11. Canada Day, formerly Dominion Day, isCanadas national day, a celebrating theanniversary of the 1 July 1867enactment (Spanish: promulgación,derecho) of the British North AmericaAct, which united Canada as a singlecountry.
  12. 12. Canada’s national anthem iscalled “Oh, Canada”. The textwas originally only in French,before it was translated toEnglish in 1906.

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