Thursday, July 16, 2009

Facts About Canada

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Contrary to popular opinion, Canada does not own the North Pole. In fact, the North Pole is not owned by any country. It is believed, however, that Santa Claus is from Canada.

Canada is the world's eighth biggest trader.

The baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883.

Canada has the ninth biggest economy of the world.

Canada is home to 15 million cattle, around 6 million of which live in Alberta.

Of Canada's 32 million people, 5.5 million are immigrants.

Quebec is the biggest of Canada's main provinces and covers 1,365,128 square kilometres.

The Royal Canadian Mint is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


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