Canada is the northernmost country in North America with around 35.15 million inhabitants. The population consists of many indigenous groups, European settlers and new immigrants. Together, these people have created the rich cultural environment of the country with different customs and languages. Canada, the second largest country in the world. The capital of Canada is Ottawa. The total area of Canada is 9,970,610 square kilometers. The population is 36,307,820.
Canada's international borders have changed many times and the country has grown from the first four provinces to the present ten provinces and three regions. Canada is a huge place! The land is 4,600 kilometers long and extends from north to south over more than half of the northern hemisphere. It is 5,500 kilometers long from east to west and spans six time zones! Canada is a huge and ugly country, the second largest country in the world (Russia is the largest country), but only 0.5% of the world's population lives there. Canada has a huge country, majestic mountains, plains, deep forests, beautiful blue rivers and lakes. The Canadian Shield is a hilly area of lakes and swamps that stretches across northern Canada and has the oldest rock on earth.