Main Facts About Canada

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Currency
The Canadian dollar is the currency of Canada. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or sometimes CA$, Can$ or C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies.
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Language
Canada is an officially bilingual country, with two official languages: French and English. In practice, however, the majority of Canadians speak English, with progressively smaller numbers speaking English and French, English and some other language, or only French.
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Weather
Much of the upper half of Canada has only two seasons. Summers are short and warm, with cool nights. Winters are long and cold, with heavy snowfall and year-round snow cover. The Canadian Prairie is continental, with harsh winters that see temperatures below -40°C (-40°F).
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Power Plugs
For Canada there are two associated plug types, types A and B. Plug type A is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and plug type B is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. Canada operates on a 120V supply voltage and 60Hz.
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Population
The current population of Canada is 38,353,046 as of Monday, May 9, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
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Fun Fact
In 2012 the Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist was national news when someone stole 3000 tons of maple syrup in Quebec valued at $18 million dollars. It sounds funny, but Maple Syrup is big business. Canada produces 80% of the world’s maple syrup.