The Largest Countries in the World
Canada's ceremonial head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, which shouldn't come as a surprise because Canada was once part of the British empire. The longest international border in the world is shared by Canada and the United States.
Size: 3,854,082 square miles
Capital city: Ottawa
Date of independence: July 1, 1867
Primary languages: English and French (official)
Primary religions: Catholic, Protestant
National symbol: Maple leaf, beaver
National colors: Red and white
National anthem: "O, Canada"