10 Facts About The Most Beautiful Country in The World – Canada! 10 Facts About The Most Beautiful Country in The World – Canada!
In February 15, 1965 — almost 100 years after it became a country in 1867 , Canada got their own flag.    Canada’s name comes from... 10 Facts About The Most Beautiful Country in The World – Canada!

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[1] In February 15, 1965 — almost 100 years after it became a country in 1867 , Canada got their own flag.

 

[2] Canada’s name comes from a misunderstanding between Jacques Cartier and some Iroquois native youth who were pointing out a village (for which they used the word “Kanata”). They were actually trying to outline the small area which is present day Quebec City, but Jacques Cartier used the similar-sounding word “Canada” to refer to the whole area. 

[3] 20% of all the world’s fresh water is located. Canada has more lakes than all other countries combined!

[4] About 75% of all the world’s maple syrup is made in the Canadian province of Quebec.

[5] 42% of Canadians have post secondary education.

[6] At least 35% of the music played on Canadian radio stations must be from a Canadian artist.

[7] Canadians invented the telephone, basketball, Insulin for treatment of diabetes, the walkie-talkie, Blackberry smartphone, and the Trivial Pursuit board game – just to name a few.

[8] Canada has the longest coastline of any other country.

[9] Canada is so huge that is has spans across 6 different time zones.

[10] Canada granted Nelson Mandela and The Dalai Lama honorary citizenship for their humanitarian efforts. 

 

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