Canada has a population of 37,067,011. The second-largest country in the world after Russia. Canada is officially bilingual in English and French. The word “Canada” is derived from the Huron-Iroquois Kanata, meaning a village or settlement.
Here’s a list of 8 interesting facts about Canada and Canadians that you probably didn’t know.
Canada is the second-largest country in the world
Russia has the largest land area in the world. Canada’s total area measures a total of 9.984 million square kilometers.
Drink’s more than 22,700,000 hectoliters of beer per year
Can you believe that Canadian’s drink 22,700,000 beer per year? That’s a lot of beer and is about 80% of all alcohol consumed.
The place where Canadian’s drink the most is called the territory of Yukon with an average of 128 liters per person.
Canadians are known for apologizing and saying sorry even though it’s not their fault. It could lead to a complicated situation in court since an apology could suggest guilt.
One of the friendliest country in the world
Canadians are very friendly people you will never find them being rude to others. Canucks is said to be the friendliest and polite people in the world.
The worlds most educated country
56% of the total population have earned some sort of degree for their education after high school. Which is 6% more than Japan in second place. Not that’s an achievement and something needs to be proud of.
10% of the population are vegetarians
Canadians are 10% vegans. The number is higher among the youth up to the age of 35.
Who’s a fan of Justin Bieber? Yep, there must be a huge amount of you who are a fan of him. Justin Bieber is a famous Canadian yes that’s right. But not only him but there are several other celebrities such as Jim Carrey, Mike Myers, Celine Dion, Ryan Gosling, William Shatner and many more.
Diversity and Acceptance
Another thing that Canadians should be proud of. Canadians can pride themselves on their diversity and high acceptance for different lifestyles, religions, sex, ethnicity, and much more. What a wonderful country right?
Those are the 8 fun facts on Canada and Canadians. Canada is a country of diversity with bilingual language. This means English is important for travelers in order to interact with all ethnics found in Canada. Learning English will be very helpful especially when you meet new people. With the Cakap App, learning English will be more effective. You can download it both on Android and iOS.