10 Facts About Canada You Probably Don’t Know
From the sandy beaches to the snowy mountain tops to the crowded cities, Canada has so much to offer, maybe things you didn’t even know of! Here are 10 facts we think you didn’t know about Canada.
1. The quality of Canadian tap water is usually better than the bottled water
2. In the North West of Canada, car number plates are in the shape of polar bears
3. In Winnipeg, you can see more snakes in one place than anywhere else in the world. Thousands of thousands of red-sided garter snakes can be observed during the mating season in spring.
4. Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world. In fact, if you were to walk around the country (without sleeping, eating, or resting), it would take roughly four and a half years.
5. Although Canada is the second largest country in the world, with a 36 million population, only .5% of the world resides in Canada.
6. The Canadian government declared Santa as a Canadian Citizen.
7. Basketball was invited by a Canadian
8. Both Hockey and Lacrosse are Canada’s national sports.
9. Many of Canada’s national parks are bigger than countries. Wood Buffalo National Park in Alberta is larger than Denmark and Switzerland.
10. One of Canada’s most popular dishes, poutine, stands for “a mess” which is exactly what you get when French friends and cheese curds are drowned in a healthy portion of gravy.
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