Travel guide for Canada
Capital city: Ottawa
Form of Government: Parliamentary Monarchy
Citizen Count: 36.503.097
Emergency calls: 911
Canada country code for calls: +1
Circuitry voltage: 120 Volts
Canada is a part of the North American continent. It is the second larges land in the world, covering a surface area of 9.984.670 kilometers squared. There are also 6 different time zones within this country due to its size. Canada's trademark is the breadth of natural areas and uninhabited lands which cover almost 70% of its surface. Some of the biggest sight seeing locations are the Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains and the Niagara Falls at the border between Canada and the USA.
The country's culture is influenced by European immigrants from Great Britain, France and Ireland. There have also been large waves of immigration from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean in recent years. These immigrant brought traditions from their countries of origin to Canada. Foods, languages, superstitions, holidays and sports were some of the traditions that were introduced into Canada after the arrivals of the immigrants. This is why Vancouver celebrates the Chinese new year for example or why the Caribana is celebrated in Toronto.
Toronto, Vancouver, Montréal and Quebec are the largest states in Canada besides its capital city Ottawa. There are also 18 UNESCO-World Heritage Sites. We have compiled the most important information that you will need to know about before traveling to Canada, so that you can have an unforgettable travel experience and adventure.