Canada - Maple Leaf country of
Canada is located in northern North America and covers an area of
9,984,700 square kilometers, making it the second largest country in
the world. It has a population of 31.66 million, of whom 42% are of
British origin, and, 26.7% are of French origin. The primary
religions are Protestantism and Catholicism, and English and French
are both official languages. The currency is the Canadian dollar and
the capital is Ottawa.
The Canadian flag is comprised of two red vertical strips at either
end, separate by an expanse of white, in which there is a red maple
leaf. The two strips of red symbolize the Pacific and Atlantic and
the white depicts the snow covered soil of Canada. The Maple is
Canada's national tree, and so the maple leaf is the national
The original inhabitants were the Indians and Inuit, but in the 16th
century the country became a British colony. In 1867 British
Canadian province of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia into a federal,
Britain became the first dominion. Since then, other provinces
joined the Federation. In 1926, the United Kingdom recognized
Canada’s "equal status," and the country gained diplomatic
independence, and in 1951 became a member of the Commonwealth,
whilst remaining under the British Parliament’s equal legislative
Economy and Cultural Customs
Canada's economy is highly developed, with the primary industries
being mining, wood processing, paper making, and the main electric
power industry. They also export lumber and pulp to the rest of the
world, and has sizeable automotive, textile, chemical, food,
machinery, shipbuilding, and metallurgy industries. The country’s
production of nickel, zinc, platinum, asbestos, uranium, gold,
cadmium, iron, and gypsum is amongst the highest in the world.
Canada's large-scale agricultural production, high technology, and
food production per capita ranks first in the world. The main crops
are wheat, flax, corn, and potatoes, and the country also possesses
favorable conditions for fishery production, with the Atlantic coast
southeast of Newfoundland, known as the "Big Beach," providing
world-famous fishing grounds. Canada also has abundant forest,
mineral, and water resources.
Canada's landscape is adorned with the maple, with the provinces of
Quebec and Ontario particular beautiful. The most famous is the
"sugar maple," which produces syrup which in turn can be used to
make toffee. From May to April each year, the annual "Maple Syrup
Festival" is held.
Toronto Tower - Canada's National Tower
The Toronto Tower is the highest man-made scenic spot in the world.
Standing on the northern shore of Lake Five in Toronto, the tower is
also known as the Canadian National Tower. Its height is around 553
meters, with the viewing deck – known as the “space deck” – standing
at an impressive 446 meters high Taki triangle, bottom-up
sub-surface layer of the tower, castle in the air, space antenna
tower deck and 4 parts. The tower has four high speed elevators
which are transparent on three sides. European and American
architects have recognized the tower as a world class architectural
Niagara Falls is located only 50 kilometers of the Niagara River,
and divides Canada from the United States. Surging river flows
through the Niagara escarpment, forming one of the most magnificent
waterfalls in the world. The Great Falls is 675 meters wide at the
top, making it the world's widest waterfall. The water drops down 54
meters, and the maximum flow rate is 2,830 cubic meters per second.
His head and looked like a waterfall pouring Tianshui, makes
startling. During the winter, freezing a giant ice collision with
each other, rushed to flow cliff Department, somersault roll, for a
time, ever changing, the formation of icefall, called Places.
Alberta Dinosaur Provincial Park
The Alberta Dinosaur Provincial Park is located in the southwest
corner of Alberta, by the Red Deer river, near the town of Brooks.
From 1910 to 1917, a number of paleontologists excavated more than
300 dinosaur skeletons from an area of 24 kilometers. The bones
found were from over 60 different species of dinosaur, making the
Red Deer River area the world's most concentrated fossil area.
Dinosaur fossils, unearthed by the world-renowned paleontologist Dr.
Stumberg, were replicated, with the models remaining in the Park for