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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

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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

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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?
the end
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