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Capital Ottawa
Total Area 3,851,809.19 sq mi
9,976,140.00 sq km
(slightly larger than the US)
Population 31,592,804 (July 2001 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050 41,429,579
Languages English 59.3% (official), French 23.2% (official), other 17.5%
Literacy 97% total, N/A% male, N/A% female (1986 est.)
Religions Roman Catholic 42%, Protestant 40%, other 18%
Life Expectancy 76.16 male, 83.13 female (2001 est.)
Government Type confederation with parliamentary democracy
Currency 1 Canadian dollar (Can$) = 100 cents
GDP (per capita) $24,800 (2000 est.)
Industry processed and unprocessed minerals, food products, wood and paper products, transportation equipment, chemicals, fish products, petroleum and natural gas
Agriculture wheat, barley, oilseed, tobacco, fruits, vegetables; dairy products; forest products; fish
Arable Land 5%
Natural Resources iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, molybdenum, potash, silver, fish, timber, wildlife, coal, petroleum, natural gas, hydropower

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