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  • Whales off the coast of British Columbia
Area: 9,984,670 km²
3,511,023 sq mi
Capital: Ottawa
Country Code: +1
Country Population: 38,526,760
Credit Cards: All major credit cards are accepted in Canda, including American Express, Visa, Master Card and Diners Club
Currency: Canadian Dollar ($CAD)
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 120 V.
Ethnic Groups: 72.9% European, 17.7% Asian, 4.9% Indigenous, 3.1% African, 1.3% Latin American, 0.2% Oceanian
Location:  North America
Official Language(s): English, French
Religion: Christian (Various), Judaism, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh
Time Zone: Newfoundland Time Zone (NST), Atlantic Time Zone (AST), Eastern Time (EST), Central Time Zone (CST), Mountain Time Zone (MST), Pacific Time Zone (PST)
Tipping: A gratuity of between 15% and 20% of the bill before tax, depending on the level of service.

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