Population of Canada
Canada consists of ten provinces; Alberta, ontario, Saskatchewan, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Manitoba and Quebec. There are also three territories, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon that make up Canada’s geography. With a population of 34 million and a land area of 3,855,100 square miles, Canada is mostly wilderness, with concentrations of cities that house most of its residents. Canada is far larger than its neighbor to the south, The United States, with about only 10% of the US population.
The highest concentration of Canadians live in the provinces located nearest to the Canada-United States border, with the majority of Canadians living in ontario. ontario is home to Canada’s most sprawling metropolis, Toronto. Toronto is home to a diverse demographic of people, and is known for its open policies on immigration. Toronto’s citizens are made up of immigrants from China, Japan, Nigeria, Senegal, Germany, Italy, Ukraine the Caribbean and Russia.
The second largest metro area in Canada is Montreal, with a population of roughly 400,000. Montreal, which is located in Quebec, is largely associated with its Francophone, or French-speaking residents. Other large metropolitan cities include Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton.
Canada is a rich land with a storied history, a beautiful landscape and a diverse population. It has held its own with its unique culture, booming industry and strong political system. Visitors traveling to this wonderland of mountains, lakes and oceans will find that Canada is a country like no other.