Canada

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All of the presentations that i have uploaded are made by me for school projects from 9-12 grade.For most of them you actually need to have learned something to recite and what you see on the presentations are just hints.

This one is on Canada for my Geography class.

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Canada

  1. 1. Canada
  2. 2. Geographical position • Canada is in the northern part of North America and it’s the second largest country by total area (after Russia) • Borders : to the South : USA to the West : Pacific Ocean to the East : Atlantic Ocean to the North : Arctic Ocean • Climate is variable with the specific areas
  3. 3. Government of Canada The official capital of Canada since 1855 is Ottawa. In Canada there is a parliamentary system within the context of a constitutional monarchy .There are 308 members of the parliament. Canada’s sovereign is England’s Queen Elizabeth II. At the moment, prime minister of Canada is Stephen Harper.
  4. 4. Canada’s Parliament
  5. 5. Physical environment • Many regions - steep and rugged mountains, islands, flat plains, rolling landscape, and indented coastlines . • A big part of the east side of Canada is taken by great lakes. The Canadian shield occupies 1/3 of Canada’s territory, north of it – the Arctic islands ,west of it are the Prairies. To the East lies The Appalachian highlands .The western side is taken by the Rocky mountains. mountains
  6. 6. Natural resources • Most important natural resources of Canada are : Iron ore ,copper ore, gold ore, nickel, zinc, coal, petroleum, asbestos, natural gas etc.
  7. 7. Natural resource assets, 2001 to 2011
  8. 8. States and provinces Canada is divided in three territories and ten provinces. •Provinces have more autonomy than territories, having responsibility for social programs such as health care, education, and welfare.
  9. 9. Political map of Canada
  10. 10. Demographic characteristics The country’s population is 33,476,688 (2011).Official languages are English and French. Most of the population lives up to 150 km from the US border. The density of the population is ~ 3.41/km2 ( for ex. Bulgaria’s density is 66.2/km2 ) Major cities : Toronto (5,583,064) ,Montreal (3,824,221) ,Vancouver 3,824,221 (2,313,328),Ottawa (883,391) 2,313,328
  11. 11. Toronto Montreal Ottawa Vancouv er
  12. 12. Economy Canada has mixed economy and it’s placed 11 th in the world. There is a strict market economy about supplying and demanding. The currency in Canada is dollar. Also, the country is part of the group “The Group of 8”. The main factors for the it’s great economy are : •Large food production, gold, natural gas, oil etc.
  13. 13. Problems Poor television programming and excessive advertising Many random taxes are added Job losses, many people lost their jobs because of the economy crisis High percentage of homelessness, as well as the immigrants percentage. By taking care of them and giving certain amounts of money , it’s currently on a downhill

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