Fascinating Facts About Canada

flag-472394_960_720People today would want to go to Canada. In fact, most of them want to live, study or work here. If you are among these people, it would be highly recommended that you know some of the facts about this excellent destination.

Must-Knows About Canada

Did you know that Canada is the world’s second largest country? The first largest country is Russia. Also, Canada has the largest coastline in the world. Apart from that, it is the world’s most educated country since more than half of its residents have college degrees.

In 1947, Canada experienced its lowest recorded temperature, which is -81.4 degrees Fahrenheit or -63 degrees Celsius. Today, there comes a time when the Atlantic Ocean in Newfoundland, Canada freezes. And when this happens, people play hockey on it.

Did you know that the longest street in the world is in Canada? It is the Yonge Street, which is 1,896 km long. The U.S. / Canada Boarder, on the other hand, is considered the longest international border in the world.

Do you know what “Canada” means? This is an Iroquoian language that means “Village”.
In 1960, it was discovered that large parts of Canada have less gravity than the rest of Earth. In 1962, Canada became the third country in space to have the most advanced space program, after U.S. and the USSR.

Canadian Police Departments give out “positive tickets” if they see people doing positive things. Aside from that, Canada also has a service called “Cleaning for a Reason”, wherein houses of women with cancer are being cleaned for free so they can focus more on their health.

Trivia Info Resource: pathwayvisas.com

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