Flag Can-flag
Coat of Arms Can-coa
Motto Desiderantes Meliorem Patriam (Latin)
"Desiring a Better Homeland"
Anthem "O Canada"
Royal Anthem "God Save the Queen"
Capital Ottawa
Largest City Toronto
Official Languages English, French
Government Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General David Johnston
Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Legislature Parliament
Upper House Senate
Lower House House of Commons
Independence from the United Kingdom
Constitution Act 1 July 1867
Statute of Westminster 11 December 1931
Canada Act 17 April 1982
Currency Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Canada is a country in North America comprised of 9 provinces and 3 territories. It is one of the seventeen British Commonwealth Realms.

The nine provinces are:

  • Alberta
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Ontario
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan

The three territories are:

  • Northwest Territories
  • Nunavut
  • Yukon