Canada


Currency

The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD) is the official currency of Canada.

Capital

Ottawa since 1857.

Location

Canada is located in north America.


Canada Location

Population

Estimated population (2014): 35,344,962

Estimated population (2000): 30,689,000

Estimated population (1950): 13,712,000

Estimated population (1900): 5,310,000

Flag


Canada Flag

Canadian flag of has changed over the time. Here are some of the older versions of the Canadian flag:


Old Canada Flag

Old Canada Flag

Old Canada Flag

Economy

Canada is the world's 11th largest economy, and is one of the world's wealthiest nations. The Canadian economy is mainly dominated by the service industry, which employs most of Canadians. Canada has big oil and energy related industries. Canada also has a sizable manufacturing sector, mainly located in center of the country, with the automobile and aircraft industry being the most important ones. Canada has the world's 8th largest commercial fishing and seafood industry. Also Canada is one of the global leaders of the entertainment software industry.


The most popular Canadian cities among international travellers

Montreal

Montreal
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
Quebec City

Quebec City
Toronto

Toronto
Vancouver

Vancouver