Canada plans to provide all of its electricity from solar and wind energy over the next 10 years.
On September 7, 1991, a huge hail occurred in Calgary, Alberta. Insurers paid 400 million $ to cover customers’ losses. In this hail, 65,000 cars, 60,000 residential and commercial premises and several aircrafts were damaged.
The most powerful storm that ever occurred in Canada, was on June 30, 1912, in Regina, Soskatchun province, killing 28 and injuring hundreds of people. The wind speed was 330 to 416 km / h.
The highest rainfall was recorded on May 30, 1961, in Buffalo Gap, Soskatchun Province. It was raining in less than an hour over 25 centimeters (10 inches).
Motorcycles and cars’ tag in the Nunavut line is in the shape of a polar bear.
Canada’s smallest province, is Prince Edward Island, which is only 225 km long and 56 km wide.
The largest lakes in the world, Great Stave Lake and Great Bear Lake, are located on Northwest Territories.
Many of the world’s largest wheat fields are located in the Soskatchun province.
More than 15 million livestock are raised in Canada.
America is Canada’s largest oil customer.
Most tourists coming to Canada are American, Mexican and English.
Statistics show that out of every 1,000 Canadians, 459 have cars.
There are 198 prisons in Canada
Canada has the smallest prison in the world. The prison is located in Rodney, Ontario, with only 24.3 square meters (270 square feet).
Northwest Territories have rich diamonds mines.
It is said that the streets of Winnipeg, Manitoba, are the most windy streets in Canada. Meanwhile, because of the cold weather, the Canadians call them jokingly “Winterpeg”.
Gateways of more than 522 Canadian airports are paved and 931 other airports, as elsewhere.
32% of Canadians are very happy and 55% are a little happy. Statistics do not say anything about the rest of them. Maybe they’re living in fool’s paradise! (Joke)
Geographic information about Canada
July 1st is Canadian Independence Day.
Canada is the second largest country in the world, with 3 territories and 10 provinces.
Canada has the longest coastline in the world with a length of 243977 km, equal to 151600 miles.
The six Canadian cities with a population of more than a million people are: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa
Canada has 9 percent of the world’s renewable water.
The clock difference between East and West of Canada is 5 hours and a half.
The world’s longest highway, Trans-Canada, has a length of 7604 km in Canada.
Half of Canada has vegetation.
10 percent of the world’s forest trees are in Canada.
Despite its enormous size, Canada is the fourth largest country in terms of population dispersion. Only 3 people live per square kilometer.
Half of the population of Toronto, Canada’s largest city, was born out of it.
Wasage Beach is the longest freshwater beach in the world.
The coldest air in Canada reported, is 63 degrees Celsius below zero, which was officially registered on February 3, 1957.
Canada’s tallest waterfall, at 440 meters high, is located in British Columbia.
The world’s driest waterfall is in the province of Ontario and is bordered by the United States. A small part of this cascade is in American soil.
Canada and the United States share 5252 miles of border, 1538 miles between Canada and Alaska, and the longest border in the world that is not protected.
In British Columbia, about 330 days of a year is cloudy or rainy.
3 islands: Baffin – Ellesmere – Victoria in Canada are among the ten largest islands in the world.
Manitouline Island is the largest freshwater island in the world.
The extent of NUNAVUT is one-fifth of Canada’s total province.