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15 Fun Facts About Canada While We Celebrate 150 Years Of The Great White North!

Canada is celebrating it's 150th anniversary this year so here are 15 fun facts that you need to know about The Great White North!!!

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1. Canada is the World's Most Educated Country: over half its residents have college degrees!

Canadian Flag Car Side View Mirror Cover

2. Canada's lowest recorded temperature was -81.4 degrees Fahrenheit (-63 C) in 1947!!!

Canada 150th Anniversary Flag Stitched & Embroidered Baseball Cap

3. When flights got diverted or grounded during 9/11, Canada housed, fed, and sheltered over 33,000 passengers!!!

Passenger Plane Model - CANADA

4. Canada has the third largest oil reserves of any country in the world after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela!

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5. Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world's lakes combined!

Toronto Maple Leafs Burlap House Flag

6. Santa is Canadian!!! Every Christmas, 1 million letters are addressed to Santa Claus at his own postal code: "H0H 0H0, North Pole, Canada."

Toronto Maple Leafs Santa Gets There Scooter Ornament

7. Canada has no weapons of mass destruction since 1984 and has signed treaties repudiating their possession.

Canada 150th Anniversary Red & White Maple Leaf Stitched & Embroidered Baseball Cap

8. The U.S. / Canada Border is the longest international border in the world and it lacks military defense.

Toronto Maple Leafs Glass Night Light

9. Americans have invaded Canada twice, in 1775 and 1812. They lost both times :D

Canada 150th Anniversary True North Maple Leaf Stitched & Embroidered Baseball Cap

10. One of the thirteen articles in the 1781 U.S. Articles of Confederation states that if Canada wants to be admitted into the U.S., it will automatically be accepted!!!

Super Plush Canadian Moose Neck and Travel Pillow

11. Large parts of Canada have less gravity than the rest of Earth. The phenomenon was discovered in the 1960s!

Canada 150th Anniversary Solid Maple Leaf Stitched & Embroidered Baseball Cap

12. Canada has the largest coastline in the world!

Tri-Stone Canadian Red Maple Leaf Metal Keychain

13. With 1,896 km (1,178 mi), the Yonge Street in Canada, is the longest street in the world!

Canadian Flag Car Hood Cover

14. Canada consumes the most doughnuts and has the most doughnut shops per capita of any country in the world.

Toronto Maple Leafs Goalie Helmet Bottle And Cork Cage Holder

15. "Canada" is an Iroquoian language word meaning "Village"

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