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Canada Flag & Country Facts

Canada Flag & Country Facts

Posted By: EF Published: 05/24/2017 Times Read: 530 Comments: 0

Flag Facts: Canada

 

Population: 35,362,905

Capital: Ottawa

Government: Federal parliamentary democracy

National Holiday: Canada Day – July 1

National Symbols: Maple leaf, beaver

Flag: The Canadian flag has two vertical bands of red on the hoist and fly side, which are separated by a white square featuring an eleven-pointed red maple leaf in its center. Red and white are the national colors of Canada.

Did you know… The name "Canada" derives from the St. Lawrence Iroquoian word "kanata," meaning village or settlement.

 

 Source: CIA Factbook

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