Why study in Canada
- Canada is the 2nd largest country globally after Russia with an area of about 9 million square kilometers, occupying approximately two-fifths of the northern North American region. Despite its large size, Canada is sparsely populated and is home to 3.76 crore people only.
- Canada has a federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. The country is a federation of 10 states and three territories.
- Ottawa is Canada’s capital city and Toronto is the largest city, both located in Ontario province.
- English and French are the official languages to the country.
- Canada has been ranked as the “best & safe place to live” in the world by the United Nations with a low crime rate and high quality of life and education. Canada has an internationally acclaimed education system and the Canadian Education System has been globally ranked at No. 03 in the best countries for higher education by The US News 2019.
- Canada is among the top 10 safest nations in the world, according to the Global Peace Index 2019, making Canada an ideal study destination for international students.
- Academic Excellence is another crucial factor. 10 Canadian universities have been ranked in the top 200 by QS World Universities Ranking in 2020.
- Canada shares the longest borderline in the world. It borders with the United States of Alaska to the North West, the United States of America to the south also shares the longest coastline in the world with the Atlantic Ocean falling in the east and the Pacific Ocean in the west.
- Canada is the 4th country having the most considerable portion of freshwater lakes.
- The west Coast of Canada, also known as the Cordillera region located in British Columbia, is considered the most mountainous part of the country.
- Central Canada comprises two large provinces Ontario and Quebec, also known as Canadian Shield.
- Canada’s tallest peak is Mount Logan (5,959 meters).
- Canada’s northern region is inhabitable. The climatic condition is very harsh, mostly covered with snow and frozen glaciers, and home of the polar bear, seals and narwhals.
- Canada has a wide range of climates because of its diverse landscape. However, Canada is among the coldest countries in the world, at the same time, Canada witnesses all four seasons along the US borders.
- Summers are hot and dry in Prairies and humid in central Canada. Springs are often quite pleasant.
- People living near the coast of the Atlantic and Pacific experience minimal snow but heavy rainfall in winters.
- Central Canada experiences all four seasons’ infamous cold, snowy winters and hot spring.
- Canada has a leading developed market economy with the 10th largest GDP by nominal and 16th largest GDP by purchasing power parity (PPP).
- Toronto is the financial center of Canada.
- The economy of Canada is dominated by the service industry, which employs about three-fourths of the Canadian population.
- Canada is the 8th largest exporter of agricultural products in the world such as oilseeds and grains.
- Oil and gas markets are a productive business in Canada as Canada has the 3rd largest crude oil reserve and 18th largest natural gas reserve.
- Canada is the 4th largest exporter of both Petroleum as well as natural gas in the world.
- Canada is the 2nd largest producer of Hydroelectricity globally after China.
- Overall international trade makes up a large part of the Canadian economy.
- Canada is under populated despite being the second largest country.
- According to the Canada Census 2016, the total population is 38.44 million individuals contributing approximately 0.5% to the world population.
- Canada increases its population through immigration to develop the workforce and domestic market.
Why study in Canada
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