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Canada. Robert Mlčoch, 4.A 2013/2014. Ottawa ( capital city) Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton , Quebec 9 . 984 mil. Km 2 33 . 5 mil. of inhabitants 10 provinces , 3 territories English , French , Eskymo ( Inuit ) Canadian dollar. Canadian symbols. Queen Elisabeth II.

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Canada

Canada

Robert Mlčoch, 4.A

2013/2014


Canada

  • Ottawa (capital city)

  • Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Quebec

  • 9.984 mil. Km2

  • 33.5 mil. ofinhabitants

  • 10 provinces, 3 territories

  • English, French, Eskymo (Inuit)

  • Canadian dollar


Canadian symbols

Canadian symbols

  • QueenElisabeth II.

  • National anthem- O Canadaby ThéodoreRobitaille

  • Royal anthem- GodsavetheQueen

  • Nationaltree- Maple

  • Nat. motto- A Mari Usque Ad Mare

    (Fromsea to sea)

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Geography

Geography

  • Great lakes, lake Winnipeg

  • Niagara falls (between L. Ontario and L. Erie)

  • Rocky mountains, Mackenzie mountains

  • About 30 national parks (Jasper nat. Park in Alberta, …)

  • Many bioms (tundra, prairies, boreal forest,…)

  • Longest land border between 2 countries (with USA) (8893 km)

  • Longest coastal border (202 000 km)

  • Hudson bay, riversSt.Lawrence, Mackenzie

  • mostly continental climate -> But in the north it`s arctic(-50°C)


Ottawa

Ottawa

  • Is the capital city of Canada (Ontario)

  • 1826- was founded as Bytown and incorporated in 1855 as Ottawa

  • Multicultural city with a diverse population

  • 883,000 people live there

  • Is home of one professional team in NHL (Ottawa Senators)


Vancouver

Vancouver

  • Is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia

  • 2010- Winter OlympicGames->Canadawon 14 Goldmedals, 7 silverand 5 bronze medals

  • Isbasetownof Greenpeace

  • 603,000 people live there (8thlargestCanadianc

    ity)

    -Gastownisnationalhistoricsite


Toronto

Toronto

  • Is the largest city in Canada (2.6 mil. people)

  • It is located in state Ontario

  • History of town has began in 18th century (Town of York)

  • 2 huge fires in 1849 and1904 had destroyed most of the town

  • 2015- Toronto will host Pan American Games


Quebec

Quebec

  • The largest French community outside France

  • Capital city is Quebec city

  • Largest province by area

  • Saint lawrence river between Montreal and Quebec city

  • Quebec old city is from 1985 The UNESCO site


Montreal

Montreal

  • Is the largest city in province of Quebec and second largest city in Canada

  • It is originally called City of Mary after Mount Royal

  • 1,6 mil. People lived there


Edmonton

Edmonton

  • Is the capital city of province Alberta

  • 812 000 peoples lived there

  • It hosts a year-round slate of festivals, reflected in the nickname "The Festival City.

  • Fort Edmonton Park- largest living hisotry museum in Canada

1905


History facts and dates

History facts and dates

  • Before 15th centurytherelived many aboriginalpeople (more than 20,000 years)

  • In theturnof 15.-16. centuryCanadawasdiscovered by theEuropeans(EnglishandFrench) andatbeginningof 17th centurytheysettledthere

  • ThefollowingcenturieswerefullofwarsbetweentheEuropeans, theaboriginalpeopleandthe USA

  • 1987- free tradezonebetween USA andCanada


Political system

Political system

  • 1867- became a British dominion->Nowit`s independent andmemberoftheBritishCommonwealthofNations

  • 1965- ownnational flag

  • Canada has a parliamentary system within the context of a constitutional monarchy

  • TheBritishQueenisrepresented by GovernorGeneralofCanada (atpresentisDavid LloydJohnston)

  • Mainparties in Canada: Democratic party, conservativeparty andliberal party ofCanadaand many others


Religion

Religion

  • Almost 70% ofCanadians are Christians

  • 20% ofCanadians are Non-religious

  • Islam, HinduismandBuddhism has about 2% ofeach


Inhabitants

Inhabitants

  • Canada has more than 30 ethnicgroups (English, French,…)

  • Aboriginal(indigenous) inhabitants are InuitsandMetis

  • Inuits use sledgesanddogsfor transport

Metis people

Inuits


Sports

Sports

  • NationalsportsofCanada are Ice-hockeyandlacross.

  • 7 teams in NHL

  • Alsoothersports are popular: Canadianfootball, curling, skiing, baseball, basketball,…


Sports1

Sports

  • In 2010 Canadahostedthe last Winter OlympicGames (Vancouver)->next are in Sochi

  • Canada has hostedalsoSummer OG (1976- Montreal) and Winter OG(1988- Calgary)


Unesco sites

UNESCO sites

  • Canada has in 17 UNESCO sites

  • Examples of Natural sites: Nahanni National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Waterton Glacier International Peace Park, …


Examples of cultural sites of unesco

Examples of Cultural sites of UNESCO

  • OldTownLunenburg

  • RideauCanal

  • Historic District of Old Québec

  • Red Bay Basque Whaling Station


Nature

Nature

  • In Canada are many lakes, rivers, Mountains

  • There are alsosomenationalparks, which are in UNESCO list ofsites

  • Nature in Canadaisthe most beautifulandvery diverse andpicturesque in thewrold.

  • Fauna: Polarbears, beavers, foxes,


Animals and flowers

Animals and flowers

Aster

Canada columbine


Famous people

Famous people

  • Canada has plenty of famous people

  • James Cameron- film director (born in Ontario)

  • Céline Dion- A famous singer (born in Quebec)

  • Wayne Gretzky- The most famous Hockey player (born in Ontario)

  • Bryan Adams- Rock-singer (born in Ontario)

  • Gilles Villeneuve- famous F1 driver (born in Quebec)


Questions

Questions

  • Whatisthecapital city ofCanada?

  • Whichreligions are most popular in Canada?

  • How many UNESCO sites has Canadagot?

  • How many provincesandterritories has Canadagot?

  • WhatisCanada`snationaltree?


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