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We’re tried-and-true Canadians, and we know the country well, especially Alberta and British Columbia (BC) in the western part of Canada.

Quick Canada information:

Canada Travel

Location: Located in the continent of North America, Canada covers 3,855,103 sq. miles (9,984,670 sq. km) – it’s a big country, 41 times bigger than the United Kingdom

Population: 37.7 million (only about .5% of the total world population)

Language: English and French

Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)

Capital city: Ottawa

Other major cities: Vancouver and Toronto

Parks: 48 national parks (see these 15 best Canadian national parks for nature lovers)

5 Famous Canadian foods:

1) Maple syrup

2) Nova Scotia lobster rolls

3) Poutine (French fries with cheese curds and gravy)

4) Nanaimo bars (three-layer squares consisting of a chocolate-and-coconut crumb base, custard in the middle and chocolate icing on the top – yummy!)

5) French Canadian tourtière (meat pie)

Canada trip planning:

Discover the most beautiful, unique and best places to go in Canada – see this list of 33 epic destinations to put on your Canada bucket list!

Find helpful flight, hotel booking and other tips in our Resources guide.

Check out these top places in Canada to visit:

Alberta (including Jasper)

Gulf Islands

BC’s Okanagan Valley

Nova Scotia

Ontario (including Toronto)

Vancouver

Vancouver Island (including Victoria)

Whistler

Our British Columbia guide:

Don’t miss our Beautiful British Columbia Travel Guide!

It’s packed with tips on the best places to go in BC, itineraries, things to do in various destinations, taking the ferry and so much more…

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