Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.
Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border.
Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
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Top 10 Safest Cities In Canada
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. Located on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the southern portion of the province of Ontario, Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec, and forms the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR).
As of 2021, Ottawa was recorded as one of the safest cities in Canada that had a city population of 1,017,449 and a metropolitan population of 1,488,307, making it the fourth-largest city and fourth-largest metropolitan area in Canada.
• Quebec City
Quebec city is the capital city of the Canadian province of Quebec. As of July 2016, the city had a population of 531,902, and the metropolitan area had a population of 800,296.
It is the eleventh-largest city and the seventh-largest metropolitan area in Canada.
It is also one of the safest cities in Canada and the second-largest city in the province after Montreal.
It has a humid continental climate with warm summers coupled with cold and snowy winters.
Montreal is the second-most populous and safe city in Canada and most populous city in the Canadian province of Quebec.
Founded in 1642 as Ville-Marie, or “City of Mary”, it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city.
The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which obtained its name from the same origin as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard.
The city is situated 196 km (122 mi) east of the national capital Ottawa, and 258 km (160 mi) southwest of the provincial capital, Quebec City.
Guelph is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Known as “The Royal City“, Guelph is roughly 28 km (17 mi) east of Kitchener and 100 km (62 mi) west of Downtown Toronto, at the intersection of Highway 6, Highway 7 and Wellington County Road 124.
It is the seat of Wellington County, but is politically independent of it.
The city is built on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario.
With a recorded population of 2,794,356 in 2021, it is the most populous and also one of the safest cities in Canada and the fourth most populous city in North America.
The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,765,188 people (as of 2021) surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area proper had a 2021 population of 6,712,341.
Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.