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IndependenceJuly 1, 1867
SovereignHer Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Governor GeneralHis Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston
Prime MinisterThe Right Honourable Stephen HarperConservative
Chief JusticeThe Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin1st female
Area9 984 670 sq. km2nd largest
Coastline243 791 kmLongest
Highest Point5959 metres (Mount Logan, Yukon Territory)
Lowest Point0 metres (Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans)
Centre of CanadaArviat, Nunavut
Distance (East-West)5514 km
Distance (North-South)4634 km
Population34,880,491(2012)
Population Distribution80% urban / 20% rural(2006)
Average Family Size3.0 persons(2006)
EducationMandatory to 16 years of age
Education Expenditures6.1% GDP (2010)
Elementary and Secondary Enrolment5 369 716(1999)
Number of Universities90(2006)
University Enrolment (Full Time)898 000(2010)
Number of Colleges175(2010)
College Enrolment (Full Time)900 000(2010)
Educational Attainment19% - University Degree(2007)
31% - College Diploma(2007)
8% - Some Post-Secondary(2007)
20% - High School Diploma(2007)
22% - Without High School Diploma(2007)
Health CareUniversal
Health Expenditures10.4% GDP(2005)
Life Expectancy83.0 - Females(2007)
78.3 - Males(2007)
Birth Rate10.3 / 1000(2010)
Death Rate7.7 / 1000(2004)
Infant Mortality Rate5.7 / 1000(2008)
Gross Domestic Product$1 501 000 000(2008)
Total Imports$365 200 000 000(2009)
Total Exports$360 000 000 000(2009)
Inflation Rate1.9%(2010)
Unemployment Rate8.1%(2010)
Average Income (after tax)$31 500(2009)
Immigration247 243 (2008)
Trips to CanadaUnited States - 14 232 000(2003)
United Kingdom - 691 000
France - 275 000
Germany - 253 000
Japan - 250 000
Australia - 136 000
South Korea - 133 000
Mexico - 132 000
Netherlands - 104 000
Hong Kong - 87 000
Switzerland - 83 000
China - 77 000
Taiwan - 68 000
India - 67 000
Italy - 57 000

SOURCES: Canada Global Almanac and Statistics Canada.

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