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Canada
Canada is the second largest country by area in the world (after Russia) and the largest in North America. Its only land border is with the United States, and remains the longest land border in the world. The country is renowned worldwide for its vast, untouched landscape and its unique culture.

General informations

Capital: Ottawa
Population: 31.6 million
Area: 9.976.139 Km²
Language: English and French
Currency: Canadian dollar (C$) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of C$100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of C$2 and 1, and 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.
Time: Canada spans six time zones. Information on which time zone applies where may be found in the regional entries following this general introduction. The time zones are:
Pacific Standard Time: GMT - 8 (GMT - 7 from second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November).
Mountain Standard Time: GMT - 7 (GMT - 6 from second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November).
Central Standard Time: GMT - 6 (GMT - 5 from second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November). Most of Saskatchewan does not observe DST.
Eastern Standard Time: GMT - 5 (GMT - 4 from second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November).
Atlantic Standard Time: GMT - 4 (GMT - 3 from second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November).
Newfoundland Standard Time: GMT - 3.5. (GMT - 2.5 from second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November).
Electricity: 110-120 volts AC, 60Hz. American-style (flat) two-pin plugs are standard.
Entry visas: Passport valid for at least one day beyond the intended departure date from Canada required by all nationals of USA, Australia, United Kingdom and EU. Visas Not required by nationals of Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and EU (except Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovak Republic who do require a visa).
Visitors to Canada must satisfy an examining officer at the Port of Entry that they are genuine visitors, in good health, with no criminal convictions, and have sufficient funds to maintain themselves during their stay in Canada and to return to their country of origin, as well as evidence of confirmed onward reservations out of Canada. Persons under 18 years of age who are unaccompanied by an adult should bring with them a letter from a parent or guardian giving them permission to travel to Canada.
Types of Visa and Cost
Visitor: C$75 (single-entry); C$150 (multiple-entry). Family: C$400 (for families of six or more persons). Transit: free. Transit visas are necessary for all nationals who require a visitor visa

Links

Alberta

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British Columbia

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Labrador

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Manitoba

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New Brunswick

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Newfoundland

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Northwest Territories

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Nova Scotia

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Nunavut

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Ontario

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Prince Edward Island

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Quebec

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Saskatchewan

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Yukon

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