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Surface: 9.97061 million km²
Capital: Ottawa
Population: 34.933 million inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice
Current status: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May, June, July, August, September and October are the best months to travel to Canada. This avoids the cold winter months. January, February and December are the best months for winter sports.

English and French are both official languages ​​in Canada. Other local languages ​​present are the Gwich’in, Han, Kaska, Northern Tutchone, Southern Tutchone, Tagish, Tlingit, Inuktitut and Upper Tanana.

Travel documents
You must have a valid passport.
A visa is not required if you are less than 6 months in Canada.

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Canada, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Canada is paid with the Canadian dollar (CAD).

Traffic and route
In Canada, you have to drive on the right side of the road.

In Canada,  adapter is needed. You will also need a converter in some cases.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Canada can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Canada, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites in Canada end in .ca.
Official websites of Canada: and .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Canada.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Canada.

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The national holiday of Canada falls on July 1 (Canada Day).
All other holidays in Canada, visit .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Canada can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Canada can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.