2., 17. Canada, Australia- v.2
Canada is situated in northern part of Nort America. It occupies the whole of the northern part of North America (except Alaska) and many islands – such as Baffin Island, New Foundland and so on. It is second largest country in the world. It borders with USA on the south and east (on Alaska). Canada si member of British commonwealth. It’s federation of ten provinces- Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchevan, Manitoba, Ontario, Prince Edward Islands, Quebec, New Foundladn, New Scotia and New Brunswick. The capital city of Canada is Ottawa.The representativ of state is prime minister – he come’s from strongest political party. So, I will speak about history of Canada. Canada was reached by English expedition led by John Calbot in 1497 and french expedition in 1537. Boot countries make colonies there. In 1791 was Canada divided to English speaking Upper Canada and french speaking Lower Canada. These parts was united in 1841. Between years 1870 and 1873 were linked to Canada provincies Manitoba, British Columbia and Prince Edward Islands. Economy grew up, because of discoverign of metals, gold and lumbering forest. New Foundland was joined in 1949.Canada’s population is about 25 mil. inhabitants, which means that the density is one of the lowest. 89% of the land has no permanent population. More than 40% are of British origin, 30% of French origin and over 20% of continental European origin. Ineteresting is the origin of name of state – Indians used word „kanata“ which means village.