The Facts

  • Capital: Ottawa

  • Population: 36.29 million

  • Area: 9.985 million km²

  • The nation's official phone number is 1-800-O-Canada

  • Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world's lakes combined

  • Residents of Churchill, Canada, leave their cars unlocked to offer an escape for pedestrians who might encounter Polar Bears


  • "Canada" is an Iroquoian language word meaning "Village."

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