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About Canada

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It is one of the most developed countries in the world and in the top 10 most reputed countries in the world. This Franco-English speaking country is the world’s second-largest country by total area.

Canada boasts of various feathers in its hat with being the world’s tenth-largest economy, one of the least corrupt countries in the world, I one of the world’s top ten trading nation, highly globalized economy, etc.

Canada is famous for manufacturing, mining, and service sectors which have transformed the nation from a largely rural economy to an urbanized, industrial one. However, it gives very much importance to its primary sector, the forestry and petroleum industries. Canada is one of the few developed nations that are net exporters of energy having a 13 percent share of global oil reserves, comprising the world’s third-largest share after Venezuela and Saudi Arabia

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionNorthern America
Capital CityOttawa
Government TypeFederal parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish, French
CurrencyCanadian dollar, CAD
Phone Code +1
Important CitiesToronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Quebec City, Quebec, Hamilton, Ontario, Kitchener–Waterloo–Cambridge, Ontario, Victoria, British Columbia
National DayNational Day (1st Jul)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking23 (Very Easy)
Primary IndustriesAgriculture, Mining, Fishing, Energy, Technology, Manufacturing, Services, Forestry
Major ExportsMineral fuels including oil, Vehicles, Machinery including computers, Gems, precious metals, Electrical machinery, equipment, Plastics, plastic articles, Wood, Aircraft, spacecraft, Ores, slag, ash, Pharmaceuticals
Major Exports to IndiaFootwear, Animal, Hides and Skins, Food Products, Textiles and Clothing, Plastic or Rubber, Transportation, Vegetables, Minerals, Metals
Major ImportsVehicles, Machinery including computers, Electrical machinery, equipment, Mineral fuels including oil, Plastics, plastic articles, Pharmaceuticals, Optical, technical, medical apparatus, Gems, precious metals, Articles of iron or steel, Furniture, bedding, lighting , signs, prefab buildings.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Textiles and Clothing, Metals, Machinery and Electricals, Transportation, Raw Materials, Vegetables, Stone and Glass, Food products
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaCanada And India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Currently Negociation
Bordering NationsUSA, Greenland
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Commonwealth of Nations(CommonWealth), Group of 10(G10), Group of 20(G20), Group of 7(G7), Group of 8+5(G8+5), Global Cultural Districts Network(GCDN), Lima Group(GL), International Monetary Fund(IMF), North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA), North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), Organization of American States(OAS), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organisation internationale de la Francophonie(OIF), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council(PECC), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP), Uniting for Consensus(UFC), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for Canada
Honourable High Commissioner
High Commission of India
10, Springfield Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1M 1C9, Canada
Phone: 00-1-613-7443751 to 53
Embassy Details of Canada in IndiaH.E. Mr. Cameron Mackay
High Commissioner
High Commission of Canada
7/8, ShantipathChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
Phone: +91-11-41782000 (O)