Climate of Canada
The climate of Canada varies from temperate in the southern region to sub arctic and arctic in northern region. In fact, Canada’s climate is influenced by latitude and topography. The north of Canada has harsh Arctic and sub-Arctic climates, which is why it is sparsely inhabited. Most Canadians live in the southern part of the country.
Canada is one of the richest countries of the world and it is also one of the leading producers of several minerals. The total population of the country is 32,878,900, according to the 2007 census. Major part of this population is concentrated around the Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence River. Incidentally Canada has the largest number of lakes in the world, hence an important accumulation of the world’s fresh water. Canada offers grand scenic beauty.
Official Name: Canada
Population: 31 million
Area: 9,976,139 sq km
Currency: Dollar (Canadian)
Religion of Majority: Christianity
Languages: English, French
Major Cities: Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton
Climate: Varies from temperate to sub-artic to artic