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1 Otázka: Canada Jazyk: Angličtina Přidal(a): Tomdog3 BASIC FACTS Capital o Ottawa Official languages o English o French Area = km 2 Largem cities o Montreal, Calgary o Toronto, Vancouver Metropolitan areas o Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver National symbols page 1 / 7

2 o Maple Lea and beaver o Canada s flag Red with 11-pointed maple Lea on the the white square PEOPLE Population = Major ethnic/national groups o European descendants, Asian o Native people Native Americans, the Inuit or Eskimos LAND AND CLIMATE Border o The United States of America Sea o The Atlantic ocean o The Pacific ocean o The Arctic ocean Mountains o The Coast Mountains o The Rocky Mountains o The Mackenzie Mountains 4 of the five Great Lakes shares with the USA Rivers page 2 / 7

3 o St.Lawrence o The Mackenzie o The Fraser River Elevation o The highest = Mount Logan (6.050m) in St.Elias Mountain, Yukon o The lowest = sea level Climate o Extremely cold in north, generally cold elsewhere o Mild summer and cool winter o Central Canada = short mild summer, very cold Winter GOVERNMENT Form od government o Constitutional monarchy o A parliamentary democracy with a federál systém = in practise Head od state o The Queen of the United Kingdom also the Queen of Canada o The Governor General performs = in practice Head of government o The Prime Minister Legislature o Parlament of two houses Senate page 3 / 7

4 104 members Appointment House of Commons 295 members Elected More powerful than the Senat Political subdivision o 10 provinces o 3 territories ECONOMY Important products o Agriculture Wheat, beef, cattle, barley o Fishing Cod, lobster, salmon o Manufacturing Motor vehicles, food products, machinery Wood, petroleum Currency o Canadian dollar = 100 cent Major exported goods o Motor vehicles, wood, wheat page 4 / 7

5 Major imported goods o Computers, electronic and electric appliances o Scientific equipment PLACES OF INTEREST Culture of native people Inuit o in the north, travel by dog-sledge, skiing, kayak, showboats o live in the igloos, trapping, fishing o eat fish, fruit and vegetable are very expensive - transport by planes o parka - special warm cloth Indians o they call themselves first nation, they live in the reservations, in normal houses, they use cars - in the middle o still live their traditional life connected with hunting, o not enough education - poor living conditions, taking drugs, drug addict, unemployment... o they have a lot of advantages- free education, government gives then a lot of land they can hunt, live their traditional life but their children have to attend (navštěvovat) schools o they are very proud of their history, many museums Atlantic Provinces Newfoundland and Labrador o Lots of provincial park, ecological reserves o A viking village form about AD 1000 was designed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978 page 5 / 7

6 Prince Edward Island o Charlottetown the capital, the largem city x the smallest capital in Canada o The Confederation Bridge to New Brunswick (the longest, 13km) Nova Scotia o Scottish dancing, Scottish sports really popular o Scottish Highland festivals Quebec o Canada s only french speaking province o In old part of Quebec city we can see old stone buildings and historic French-style architecture Ontario o The most urban urbanized canadian province o Ottawa The capital city The seat of the federál government Niagara Falls o Width more than a kilometre Prairie Provinces Manitoba o The largem population of Icelanders outsider Iceland lives here arrived in 1875 Saskatchewan o Ice-hockey, curling = the most popular Saskatchewan s sports British Columbia page 6 / 7

7 Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org) Canada maturitní otázka z angličtiny (4) o Vancouver One of the largem cities on Canada The Territorie The Northwest Territories o Great Slave Lake The largest lake in Canada The Yukon Territory o Kluane National Park and Reservation Mount Logan The Nunavut o Iqaluit Home to one of the largem Inuit communities in the world Více studijních materiálů na page 7 / 7

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