Canada is not only one of the biggest countries in the world but also one of the richest in terms of both wealth and resources. Canada’s ten provinces and three territories stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering almost 10 million square kilometers. It is a federal parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy at the same time, one of the few countries on the planet to be organized this way.
It is also one of the world’s most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, being the product of large-scale immigration from pretty much all countries around the world. For your consideration, we put together ten very interesting facts about Canada most of you probably didn’t know.
10Canada has the 9th lowest population density on Earth
Despite being the second largest country in the world after Russia, Canada has the ninth lowest population density on the planet. In fact, Canada has a population density of roughly 8,5 people per square kilometer, most of them living in concentrated in cities and towns throughout the habitable territories. Only a very small portion of the country is actually habitable, much to the fact that snow covers most of the country about 10 months a year.