1. Area in square kilometers:
3. Capital: Ottawa, in the province of
4. Languages: English and French
of OAS membership:
January 8, 1990*
6. Description of Canada:
Canada is the
world's second largest country by total area, sharing borders with the
United States to the south and northwest. It extends from the Pacific
Ocean on the west, to the Atlantic on the east and the Arctic Ocean to
the north. Canada is a federation, composed of ten provinces and three
territories. It is a parliamentary democracy and constitutional
monarchy, with Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state.
9. National Heroes: Emily
Frederick Banting; Terry Fox; Rosemary
Permanent Mission of the Canada to the OAS.