The One Minute Geographer: Canada’s Population Distribution

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In the last post we suggested that Canada might be thought of as a ‘shoestring country.’ Let’s look at a few basics about Canada’s population.

Canada has 38.2 million people, almost the same as California, the most populous state in the US (with 39.5 million.) A European comparison is that Canada has about as many people as Poland.

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Jim Fonseca

Jim Fonseca


Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.