World Country Flags and Capitals Flash Cards for kids - Canada

The card in the above image is the card for Canada in the Creative Brain Countries of the World Flashcard Box


Canada is a country in North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering over 9.98 million square kilometers, making it the world's second-largest country by total area.


Official name:  Canada

Capital: Ottawa

Official Language: English and French

Currency: Canadian Dollar

Continent: North America

Population: 37.74 million

Major rivers: Yukon, Churchill, Peace

Major Cities: Toronto, Montreal, Quebec

Major Mountains: Logan, Robson, Mount Columbia

National Sport: Ice Hockey

National Bird: The Grey Jay

National Tree: The Maple tree

National Animal:  The Beaver

National Fruit: Blueberries


Canada has vast geography that occupies much of the continent of North America. Canada has seven physiographic regions. These regions are the Appalachian Region, the Canadian Shield, the Western Cordillera, the Canadian Arctic, the Interior Plains, the St. Lawrence Lowlands, and the Hudson Bay Lowlands.

Canada has a wide range of climatic conditions: Canada's Pacific coast is relatively mild year-round, while the Prairie Provinces in the central-western portion of the country have greater extremes such as cold winters and warm summers.


There are three categories of Indigenous peoples in Canada: Inuit, Metis, and first nation. The present population is made of Ethnic origins: 72.9% European 17.7% Asian 4.9% Indigenous 3.1% African 1.3% Latin American 0.2% Oceanian.

The people are extremely courteous and nice. Canada's open immigration policy has also helped its reputation as a friendly country.

The Canadian culture has been primarily influenced by various European cultures and traditions. The culture of Canada embodies the artistic, culinary, literary, humor, musical, political, and social elements that are representative of Canadians.

Poutine is a popular food in Canada. Often served as a side dish, poutine has been there since the 1950s and is made of French Fries, cheese curds, and a brown gravy made of beef and chicken stock. This dish is so much popular that Canada calls it their 'national dish'.


The National Flag of Canada, also known as the Canadian Flag or the Maple Leaf Flag, consists of a red field with a white square at its center in which sits a stylized, 11-pointed red Maple leaf.  The maple leaf design represents the cultural heritage of the nation and the natural resources of Canada.


Vascular plants known only from Canada include Newcombe's Groundsel, the Ogilvie Mountains Spring beauty, Fernald's Braya, the Yukon Draba, Savile's False Rue-anemone, the Barrens Willow, the Lake Louise Arnica. Geraniums, chrysanthemums, and poinsettias which are often used in bouquets, are the most common flowers in Canada, along with the wild and woodland lily, which are normally found in meadowland.

The fauna of Canada consists of approximately 200 mammal species, over 60 native bird species, 43 reptile species,1,200 fish and 43 amphibian species, Canada's most iconic animals are Beaver, Moose, Polar bear, Bison, Southern resident killer whale, Walrus, Caribou, Atlantic puffin, Canada lynx, moose, wolverine,  beluga whale, bighorn sheep, and Canada goose.


Sports in Canada consist of a wide variety of games. The most common sports are ice hockey, lacrosse, gridiron football, soccer, basketball, and curling.

CANADA - Monuments of importance 

Toronto Tower: At a height of 553.33 meters the CN Tower is Canada's National Tower, an engineering Wonder. The CN Tower held the record of the tallest freestanding structure on land for over 30 years. There are six glass elevators that visitors can take to go up to the observation deck near the top of the tower. It only takes 58 seconds to make the journey. The restaurant on the observation deck rotates around in a circle very slowly, so diners can have a complete view of the city while they’re eating.

Niagara Falls: Niagara Falls is a geological wonder and one of the most famous waterfalls in the world. Straddling the border between the United States and Canada, it has been a popular tourist attraction for over 200 years, as well as a major source of hydroelectric power. The Canadian side of the falls has tons of shops, boat rides, restaurants, and entertainment for all ages.

Totem poles, Stanley park, Vancouver: Stanley Park's most famous attraction is the collection of totem poles at Brockton Point. Totem poles are monuments created by First Nations of the Pacific Northwest to represent and commemorate ancestry, history, people, or events. Usually, 20 to 40 ft tall , its carvings tell the story of the family, clan, or village that owns them.

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