Canada

Capital: 
Ottawa
Location: 
Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, Borth Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north, norht of the conterminous US
Country Code: 
CA
Commodity
Area: 
Approx. 9.9 Million
Coastline: 
Approx. 202,000 km
Climate: 
varies from temperate in south to subarctic and arctic in north
Land Resources (terrain): 
plains with mountains in west and lowlands in southeast
Natural Resource: 
iron ore
Natural Resource: 
nickel
Natural Resource: 
zinc
Natural Resource: 
copper
Natural Resource: 
gold
Natural Resource: 
lead
Natural Resource: 
molybdenum
Natural Resource: 
potash
Natural Resource: 
diamonds
Natural Resource: 
silver
Natural Resource: 
fish
Natural Resource: 
timber
Natural Resource: 
wildlife
Natural Resource: 
coal
Natural Resource: 
petroleum
Natural Resource: 
natural gas
Natural Resource: 
hydropower
Total Renewable Water Resources: 
Approx. 3,000 km
Natural Hazards: 
permafrost
Natural Hazards: 
cyclonic storms
Natural Hazards: 
periodic droughts
Environmental Issues: 
air pollution
Environmental Issues: 
acid rain
Environmental Issues: 
metal smelting
Environmental Issues: 
coal burning
Environmental Issues: 
vehicle emissions
Environmental Issues: 
pesticides
Electricity (Production): 
Approx. 620 Billion kWh
Electricity (Consumption): 
Approx. 536 Billion kWh
Electricity (Exports): 
Approx. 56 Billion kWh
Electricity (Imports): 
Approx. 24 Billion kWh
Oil (Production): 
Approx. 3.3 Million bbl/day
Oil (Consumption): 
Approx. 2.15 Million bbl/day
Oil (Exports): 
Approx. 2.4 Million bbl/day
Oil (Imports): 
Approx. 1.2 Million bbl/day
Natural Gas (Production): 
Approx. 161 Billion cu m
Natural Gas (Consumption): 
Approx. 95 Billion cu m
Custom & Culture
Population: 
Approx. 33 Million
Nationality: 
Canadian
Ethnic Groups: 
British Isles Origin
Ethnic Groups: 
French
Ethnic Groups: 
European
Ethnic Groups: 
Amerindian
Ethnic Groups: 
Asian
Ethnic Groups: 
African
Ethnic Groups: 
Arab
Unofficial Language: 
English
Unofficial Language: 
French
Type Of Government: 
Parliamentary democracy
Knowledge
Literacy: 
Approx. 90% Age 15+ Can Read and Write
Agricultural Products: 
wheat
Agricultural Products: 
barley
Agricultural Products: 
oilseed
Agricultural Products: 
fruits
Agricultural Products: 
vegetables
Agricultural Products: 
dairy products
Agricultural Products: 
forest products
Agricultural Products: 
fish
Industrial Products: 
transportation equipment
Industrial Products: 
chemicals
Industrial Products: 
processed and unprocessed minerals
Industrial Products: 
food products
Industrial Products: 
wood products
Industrial Products: 
paper products
Industrial Products: 
fish products
Industrial Products: 
petroleum
Industrial Products: 
natural gas
Money
National Budget (Revenue): 
Approx. $522 Billion
National Budget (Expenditures): 
Approx. $579 Billion
National Debt: 
Approx. $833 Billion
Stock of Money: 
Approx. $356 Billion
GDP: 
Approx. $1.3 Trillion
Inflation Rate: 
Approx. 1%
Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate: 
Approx. 5%
Export Value: 
Approx. $323 Billion
Export Product: 
motor vehicles & parts
Export Product: 
industrial machinery
Export Product: 
aircraft
Export Product: 
telecommunications equipment
Export Product: 
chemicals
Export Product: 
plastics
Export Product: 
fertilizers
Export Product: 
wood pulp
Export Product: 
crude petroleum
Export Product: 
natural gas
Export Product: 
electricity
Export Product: 
aluminum
Export Partner: 
United States
Export Partner: 
United Kingdom
Export Partner: 
China
Import Value: 
Approx. $327 Billion
Import Product: 
machinery and equipment
Import Product: 
motor vehicles & parts
Import Product: 
crude oil
Import Product: 
chemicals
Import Product: 
electricity
Import Product: 
durable consumer goods
Import Partner: 
United States
Import Partner: 
China
Import Partner: 
Mexico
Technology
Communication: 
Telephone
Communication: 
Radio
Communication: 
Internet .ca
Communication: 
Television
Airports: 
1,404
Railways: 
Approx. 46,000 km
Roadways: 
Approx. 1 Million km
Waterways: 
Approx. 600 km
Ports: 
Fraser River Port, Halifax, Hamiton, Montreal, Port-Cartier, Quebec City, Saint John, Sept-Isles, Vancouver
Pipelines: 
crude and refined oil: Approx 23,000 km
Pipelines: 
liquid petroleum gas: Approx. 75,000 km
Well-being
Infant Mortality: 
Approx. 5 Deaths per 1000 Births
Life Expectancy: 
Approx. 81 Years
Size Of Labor Pool: 
Approx. 18 Million
Occupation: 
agriculture: 2%
Occupation: 
manufacturing: 13%
Occupation: 
construction: 6%
Occupation: 
services: 76%
Occupation: 
other: 3%
Unemployment: 
Approx. 8%
Population Below Poverty Line: 
Approx. 11%