About Canada - North American Beautiful Country ~ Ofuran

About Canada - North American Beautiful Country

Canada is a North American country. The capital city of Canada is Ottawa. Toronto is the largest city in Canada. The official language of Canada is English and French. The people of Canada are known as Canadian. Most of the people are Roman Christian. There are also people of non-religious, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Judaism.
The government of Canada is named “Federal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy”. At present, Elizabeth II is the monarch, David Johnston is the Governor General and Justin Trudeau is the Prime Minister of Canada. The Canadian Parliament is divided into two houses. The upper house named as “Senate” and the lower house named as “House of Commons”.

Canada becomes independent from the United Kingdom on July 1, 1867. The total area of Canada is 9,984,670 square kilometers. 8.92% area of Canada is fulfilled with water. And the population of Canada is 35,151,728 according to 2016 census.

GDP per person capital of Canada is $47,000. The currency name of Canada is Canadian Dollar. Calling code is “+1” and internet TLD is “.ca”.
The name “Canada” comes from St. Lawrence Iroquoian word Kanata, meaning “the village”, or “settlement”. By 1545, European books and maps had begun to call this region along the Saint Lawrence River as “Canada”.