Country Profile - Canada

Name: Canada

Location: North America

Time: Spans six time zones varying from IST (-) 9 hrs to IST (-) 13 1/2 hrs

Capital: Ottawa

Language: English (official) 58.8%, French (official) 21.6%, other 19.6%

Area: 9,958,319 sq kms

Population: 34,030,589 (July 2011 est.)

National Day: 01 Jul (Canada Day)

Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD).

Climate: Climate graphs for the various provinces and territories may be found in the relevant entries below.

Holidays: 1 Jan New Year's Day. 1 Jul Canada Day. 3 Sep Labour Day. 25 Dec - 26 Dec Christmas.

Airline Name: Air Canada (AC) Canadian Airlines Int’l (CP)

International Airports: Calgary(YYC), Edmonton(YEG), Halifax(YHZ), Montreal(YMX), Ottawa (YOW), Toronto (YYZ), Vancouver (YVR), Winnipeg (YWG)