Century 21® Heritage Group Ltd. would like to wish their REALTORS®, Staff & Clients a wonderful and safe Canada Day!
This year Canada day falls on Friday July 1st 2016 our country turns 149 years old.
Here are some fun facts about Canada:
- Canada is the second largest country in the world. The first largest country is Russia.
- Over half of Canada’s residents have a college degree, making them one of the most educated countries in the world
- Canada has over 30,000 lakes, which means that Canada has more lakes than all of the lakes in the rest of the world combined
- License plates in the Canadian Northwest territories are shaped like polar bears
- Canada received its own flag on February 15, 1965, that is almost 100 years after Canada became its own country in 1867.
- Canada has the largest coastline in the world, it is 202,080 kilometers long. That means if the average person were to attempt walking the coastline without stopping to rest or sleep, it would take them four and a half years to complete walking its entire length.
- Every Christmas one million letters are addressed to Santa Claus at the North Pole at HOH OHO North Pole Canada
- The Mall of America is owned by Canadians
- The border between Canada and the US is the longest border in the world it is 8,891 kilometers long.
- The word Canada comes from the word Kanata and is from the Iroquoian language meaning village
- Canada’s official phone number is 1-800-0-CANADA