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Canada
Capital:
Ottawa
Population:
32,507,874 (July 2004 est.)
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Background:
A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across an unfortified border. Its paramount political problem continues to be the relationship of the province of Quebec, with its French-speaking residents and unique culture, to the remainder of the country.
Government type:
confederation with parliamentary democracy
GDP:
purchasing power parity - $958.7 billion (2003 est.)
Internet users:
16.11 million (2002)
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