What do you think of when you think of Canada? Deserts? Beaches? Palm trees? Vineyards? Probably not, but today we’re going to change your view of the Great White North. It’s not all tundra and polar bears (all though it does have plenty of those!). These are 25 surprising facts about Canada you probably didn’t know!
According to the OECD, Canada is the most educated country in the world (more than half of adults have a college degree).
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Canada was -63 C (-81.4 F). It was measured at Snag in the Yukon Territory in 1947.
Canada has the most lakes out of any country in the world.
Residents in Churchill, Manitoba leave their cars and houses unlocked. This provides a quick escape from hungry polar bears.
Canada gets its name from the Iroquoian word “Kanata”. It means “village”.
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