Canada and 13 Intriguing Facts About the Country That Make It Really Special

    Canada and 13 Intriguing Facts About the Country That Make It Really Special

    Canada and 13 Intriguing Facts About the Country That Make It Really Special
    Greg
    12:17 PM EDT, August 25, 2021, updated: 7:12 PM EDT, August 25, 2021

    What do we know about Canada? Perhaps the country makes most of us think about maple syrup, snow and moose. However, there are many more things that Canada can boast about. The gallery below will show you something more about the country and its people.

    #1 Canadian money can be washed. And it’s not about making illegally gained proceeds look legal, but about removing dirt. The banknotes are made of plastic and they are completely waterproof

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    #2 Police forces in Canada are far more laid-back than in most countries. Spilling some water over an officer while having fun at a festival there is not considered ‘assault on police’

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    Pinterest

    #3 Although the area of Canada is approximately 9,985,000 square kilometers, its population is just 37,6 million people. This is comparable to the population of Poland or Spain. The map below shows all the roads in Canada

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    Instagram/canada.in.maps

    #4 The Canadians have such positive attitude that they even constructed a UFO landing site. It is located in Lakeland and provides appropriate conditions for a spaceship to land

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    Instagram/travellakeland

    #5 How do you recognize a Canadian car? Some of them have got a bear-shaped number plates!

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    Wikipedia

    #6 Canada is the largest source of freshwater in the world. There are thousands of lakes plus hundreds of rivers. The Estuary of Saint Lawrence is one of the largest and deepest ones of this kind in the world

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    Instagram/1000placestoseebeforeyoudie

    #7 Statistically, 9 out of 10 Canadians live in the area along the US border

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    Instagram/hossainkhan

    #8 Canadians are known to be really optimistic and to have a very positive attitude to life. They are very friendly and they also enjoy making others smile, too. For example, they might leave a note just to let you know that the car you have parked along the road is really nice

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    Twitter/Meanwhile in Canada

    #9 Honesty is really appreciated there. Look at the example here: when the ticket vending machine broke down, the passengers simply left their cash there until it got fixed

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    Reddit/jkjkjij22

    #10 Canada has got the longest highway in the world – it’s about 7604 kilometers long

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    Twitter/Mrs_M_Martin

    #11 Is Canada cold? Yes, it can be really freezing. The lowest temperature ever recorded there is -63 degrees C. It was on February 3, 1957

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    Instagram/rockin_it_with_ruby

    #12 Canada is the world’s largest uranium exporter. The element is used as fuel in nuclear power plants all over the world

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    Twitter/DahrougeGeo

    #13 50% of the continental Canada is covered with forests made up of 180 tree species. No wonder therefore that Canadians are so sensitive to environmental issues

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    Twitter/CanadaBrazil

    Bonus image: there are moments when Canadian can enjoy three seasons at the same time…

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    goodluck_canuck / reddit

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