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  1. Canada
  2. SITUATION • Canada is located in the northernmost part of North America. • Canada shares land borders with the United States to the south and Alaska to the northwest, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west; to the north lies the Arctic Ocean.
  3. GOVERNMENT • Canada is a constitutional monarchy, and it is a member of the Commonwealth. • Canada’s queen is Elisabeth II of the United Kingdom, that who acts as a symbolic or ceremonial executive. • In the first image we can see the governor general of Canada, Michaëlle Jean. • In the second picture we can see the Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper.
  4. CAPITAL CITY • Here, there is a picture of the capital city of Canada, Ottawa. It is located at the Ottawa River valley, in the province of Ontario. • But the lagest city of Canada it isn’t Ottawa, it is Toronto.
  5. EXTENSION & INHABITANTS • Canada is the second largest country in the world. It covers 9,984,670 square kilometers. • Canada has 33.331.389 inhabitants and its density is 4hab./km2.
  6. CURRENCY • The currency of Canada is the Canadian Dollar, which was adopted in 1858. • Approximately one Canadian Dollar (CAD) is 1.48 €.
  7. FAMOUS MONUMENTS • The Steam Clock in Vancouver. A steam clock is a clock which is fully or partially powered by a steam engine. • The City Hall of Toronto. Is one of the most distinctive landmarks of the city, designed by the Finnish architect Viljo Revell and opened in 1965.
  8. FAMOUS MONUMENTS II • The parliment of Canada. Is the federal legislative branch of Canada, formed by the Canadian monarch, the Senate and the House of Commons. • Saint Joseph’s Oratory is the largest church in Montreal.
  9. IMPORTANT MOMENTS IN HISTORY • Canada has hosted several international sporting events, including the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. • Is also expected to hold the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.
  10. CANADA IS FAMOUS FOR ... • Canada is famous for inventing the ice hockey, which is the national sport in the country. It was invented based on the Field Hockey.
  11. OFFICIAL LANGUAGES 59.30% 90.00% 23% 60% Speakers English (native) English (know) French (native) French (know) • The official languages of Canada are english and french. • In this graph we can see that the most spoken native language in Canada is English (59,3%), followed by French (23%). • Also, we can see that the language that most Canadians know is English (90%), but not French (60%).
  12. IMPORTANT PEOPLE OF CANADA • Abril Lavigne (singer) • Jim Carrey (actor) • Pamela Anderson (top model)
  13. IMPORTANT PEOPLE OF CANADA II • Sandford Fleming (inventor) • Glenn Gould (music) • Andrew Brunette (sportsman)
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