9 facts about Canada that you could not know

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

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Occupying 16 places in terms of GDP per capita, the Canal has one of the most developed economies in the world. But this country is amazing and other facts. Here are 9 incredible facts about Canada that you may not have known.

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9 facts about Canada that you could not know

1. On the island of Newfoundland in the year is registered about 500-600 lanes of salmon with vehicles.

Newfoundland has the highest concentration of salmon in the world. And on the whole island, you can meet special warning road signs.

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

2. In Canada there is an area with less gravity.

In the Canadian region, not far from the Hudson River, gravity is lower than in other parts of the world. Therefore, you will weigh there on a steam gram less.

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

3. Canada is the second country after Russia in terms of the number of people with higher education.

In Canada, higher education has more than half of the population. By the way, the University of Toronto was included in the list of the best universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education rankings.

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

4. Forest Canada can fill all of Japan, Italy, Cambodia, Nicaragua, France, Germany, Ghana, Cameroon, Sweden, South Korea, Uruguay, and the United Kingdom together.

In Canada, there are 348 million hectares of forest land, which is about 3,479,999 km.

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

5. 75% of Canadians live within 160 km of the US border.

Canada is one of the most populous countries in the world. A large part of northern Canada is relatively deserted due to low temperatures.

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

6. Quebec is called "Saudi Arabia maple syrup".

71% of the world's maple syrup production comes from the province of Quebec.

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

7. Crude oil reserves in Canada can fill almost 26,100 buildings like Empire State Buildings.

Canada has 172 billion barrels of oil, which makes it the third-largest oil power.

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

8. The name "Canada" came from a language misunderstanding.

In 1536, the French researcher Jacques Cartier listened to the Iroquois, who used in their colloquial speech the word "wing", which means - a settlement or a village. Because of how often they used this word, Cartier assumed that it was the name of the land as a whole, inhabited by the Iroquois.

9 facts about Canada that you could not know

9. In Montreal, more than half of the population speaks French.

This makes Montreal the fourth largest city in the world in terms of the number of French-speaking populations.

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