Quebec in Canada

Quebec in Canada

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Canada's largest province joined the state of Canada in 1867. The capital of the same name, Québec, and the heart of French Canada, is the seat of the regional government and is surrounded by walls. Montréal, the second largest city in Canada, is also in the province of Québec. It is a commercial center favored by its location on the Ottawa and St. Lawrence Rivers. The sights are varied, and one shouldn't miss the 18th century Château Ramezay. This former seat of the Montréal City Council houses an interesting museum. One of the most impressive churches is also in Montréal, the Catholic Basilique-Notre-Dame, dating from 1829. In 1976, Monteál hosted the Olympic Games. The buildings and facilities created for this purpose, such as the Olympic Stadium, the Biodome or the…
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Gulf Islands National Park

Gulf Islands National Park

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The Gulf Islands National Park is located in Canada British Columbia Province. It was founded on May 9, 2003, making it one of the youngest National parks in Canada. He was 40.National park founded and has a total area of ​​33 square kilometers. This makes it one of the smaller parks. 16 islands belong to the area of ​​the national park. Many impressive reefs and a landscape of inlets also belong to the Gulf Islands National Park. The island chain of the Gulf Islands lies in the Strait of Georgia. This inlet is part of the Pacific and is located between Vancouver Island and the coast of British Columbia. Most of the island chain is part of the national park area, which is why it got its name. The entire…
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Pukaskwa National Park

Pukaskwa National Park

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The province of Ontario in Canada is home to Pukaskwa National Park. It is located next to the town of Marathon in the south of the province. The area of ​​the park is 1,878 square kilometers. Pukaskwa National Park was established in 1983 and is popular for its large lake, Lake Superior, and boreal forest. Larger animals living here include reindeer, black bears, elk,canadianLynx and Wolves. Riverside Park Pukaskwa National Park is particularly rich in flowing water. It got its name from one of the rivers. The Pukaskwa River flows through the park area. The Cascade River, North Swallow River, Swallow River, White river and Willow River are also found here. Incidentally, the meaning of the word Pukaskwa is translated into German wild inland bank. Experience the Pukaskwa National Park…
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Canada – a “Subcontinent” Part II

Canada – a “Subcontinent” Part II

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Population The Anglo-Canadians make up the largest proportion of the population, followed by the French-Canadians. While the Indians of various tribes live all over the country, the Inuit (Eskimos) settle in northern Canada, especially in Nunavut, a self-governing territory. The population of the sparsely populated country is also very unevenly distributed: Four fifths of the huge country, especially large parts of the polar north, are almost uninhabited. Nature lovers can wander through the tundras and forests for days without meeting a soul. The vast majority of Canadians live in a strip on the border with the United States, nearly 65% ​​of them in the eastern provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Accordingly, urbanization is well advanced: Almost 80% of Canadians are at home in a city. The major cities, where over…
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Canada – a “Subcontinent” Part I

Canada – a “Subcontinent” Part I

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Canada is the second largest country on earth, but extremely sparsely populated. The natural area of ​​the country is mainly characterized by the Canadian shield with the Hudson Bay in the center. To the west are the wide prairies of the Great Plains, which rise to the Pacific coast to several mountain ranges of the North American Cordillera. The north of Canada is occupied by the tundras and snow and ice deserts of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago. Canada has a predominantly continental climate with large contrasts in temperature and precipitation fluctuations due to relief and lies in several belts of vegetation, including the boreal belt of coniferous forests, which takes up a large part of the country's area. The country's residents are almost exclusively the descendants of European…
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