Welcome to Global Education Network

Talk to expert


Apply Now

Business Phone
Contact time

Mon-Sat: 9.00-18.00

About Canada

Canada is a country located in northern North America directly above the United States. It consists of ten provinces and three territories. It encompasses almost 10 million kilometers of land, making it the second largest country in the world. However, Canada only had a population of 33.4 million people, making it the 35th largest country in the world. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and it is home to 883,391 people. Canada has two official languages, French and English. English is spoken throughout most of the country, and French is primarily spoken in Quebec. The country has no official religion and their constitution supports religious freedom. Canada's primary religion is Christianity with approximately 67.3% of Canadians practicing it. The official currency of Canada is the Canadian dollar, and the country has a relatively high nominal GDP. Its flag is comprised of two main colors. Two red stripes encompass a white stripe. In the middle of the white stripe is a red maple leaf, signifying Canada's love for nature.
Over 200,000 international students choose to pursue their education in Canada each year. If you are looking for a world-class education in an English-speaking nation with a high standard of living, look no further than Canada.
Canada has 12 universities ranked in the Times Higher Education Supplement Top 200. This strong education system (along with its economy and quality of life) earned Canada a designation by the UN as one of the best places in the world to live.

Key Facts

  • Official name Canada
  • Capital Ottawa
  • Official Languages English, French
  • Official Religion: none
  • Monetary Unit: Canadian dollar (Can$)
  • Currency Exchange Rate: 1 USD equals 1.299 Canadian dollar
  • Population (2017 est.) 35,546,000
  • Population Projection 2030: 39,198,000
  • Total Area (SQ MI): 3,855,103

A visa is a conditional authorization granted by a country to a foreigner, allowing them to enter, remain within, or to leave that country

Canada is a renowned study destination, which welcomes over 200,000 students each year from numerous countries around the globe

One of the hallmarks of the Canadian Immigration system, and Canadian Society as a whole, is that we value prospective