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About Canada

    Where is Canada?

    Flag of Canada Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north, north of the conterminous US

    Capital: Ottawa Coordinates: 45° 24" North, 75° 42" West
    Map of Canada

    What is the Canada weather like?

    Varies from temperate in south to subarctic and arctic in north

    Traveling to Canada

    Traveling by air

    There are 1,467 airports in Canada, 523 of which are paved.

    There are 26 heliports in Canada.

    Traveling by car

    There are 1,042,300 Km of highways in Canada.

    Traveling by water

    There are 636 Km of waterways in Canada.

    The most important ports and harbours are in major seaport(s): Halifax, Saint John (New Brunswick), Vancouver

    river and lake port(s): Montreal, Quebec City, Sept-Isles (St. Lawrence); Fraser River Port (Fraser); Hamilton (Lake Ontario)

    oil/gas terminal(s): Lower Lakes terminal

    dry bulk cargo port(s): Port-Cartier (iron ore and grain),

    container port(s): Montreal (1,362,975), Vancouver (2,507,032)(2011)

    LNG terminal(s) (import): Saint John.

    Traveling by train

    There are 46,552 Km of railways in Canada.