Only in Canada, eh? Fun Facts - Canada

Fun Fact! - Only in Canada. Some cool facts I gathered on the internet about Canada : 300,000,000 clicks on Facebook - the highest in the word :)
By: George
 
Jan. 29, 2010 - PRLog -- Some facts I gathered on the internet about Canada, ENJOY :)

Capital: Ottawa, in the province of Ontario.


Population: As of the summer of 1996, Canada's population was over 30 million.


Almost half of the population in Canada were born in other countries.


The country has the world's highest per-capita Facebook usage: 300,000,000 clicks on Facebook per month!


Canada is widely believed to be the home of Santa Claus.


In 1883, the baseball glove was invented in Canada.


Canada is known to have the highest quality of life in the world.


There are some two million lakes in Canada, covering about 7.6% of the Canadian landmass.


More than 7% of the Canadian citizens takes online paid surveys, most of them with http://www.paid-surveys-online.org also know as surveys invest.



Time Zone: Canada has six time zones. The easternmost, in Newfoundland, is three hours and 30 minutes behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The other time zones are the Atlantic, the Eastern, the Central, the Rocky Mountain and, farthest west, the Pacific, which is eight hours behind GMT.


Canada has two official languages: English, the mother tongue of about 59% of Canadians; and French, the first language of 23% of the population. A full 18% have either more than one mother tongue or a mother tongue other than English or French, such as Chinese, Italian, German, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Ukrainian, Arabic, Dutch, Tagalog, Greek, Vietnamese, Cree, Inuktitut, or other languages.

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Fun Fact! - Only in Canada.
Some cool facts I gathered on the internet about Canada : 300,000,000 clicks on Facebook - the highest in the word :)
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