Country in North America


Canada, stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north, is filled with vibrant cities including massive, multicultural Toronto; predominantly French-speaking Montréal and Québec City; Vancouver and Halifax on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, respectively; and Ottawa, the capital. It’s also crossed by the Rocky Mountains and home to vast swaths of protected wilderness.


Capital: Ottawa


Dialing code: +1


ISO code: CAN


Currency: Canadian dollar


Population: 35.16 million (2013) World Bank