Canada Geography

Canada is a country in North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world’s second-largest country by total area (after Russia). Canada’s southern border with the United States is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

A sovereign state located in the northern part of North America, Canada is the world’s second-largest country by total area. Its common border with the United States is the world’s longest land border. The land that is now Canada has been inhabited for millennia by various Aboriginal peoples.

Canada is a vast country spanning almost ten time zones. From the Atlantic provinces to the Pacific coast and northward into the Arctic, Canada’s terrain is varied and dynamic, once likened to an “empty canvas” by Napoleon Bonaparte. When visiting Canada, discover glaciers, mountains and boreal forest as well as urban centres like Vancouver and Quebec City that offer cosmopolitan sophistication all year around

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