Vancouver

Canada

  • Vancouver is a city located in the country of Canada.
     

  • Ottawa, not Vancouver, is the capital city of Canada.
     

  • The official language of Vancouver is English.
     

  • Vancouver (and all of Canada) is part of the continent of North America.
     

  • The United States of America Austria borders (is next to) Canada.

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Keep reading to learn some "Fun Facts" about Vancouver. 

 

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  1. While English is the official language of Canada, many other cities in Canada speak a lot of French.                             a

  2. Canada has 13 large ares of land (10 Provinces and 3 Territories) and each city in Canada belongs to one of these 13 areas of land.  The city of Vancouver is part of the Province of British Colombia.                                                                                                       

  3. Vancouver has had different names in the past but it was finally decided it should be named after Captain George Vancouver.                                                                                               

  4. Canada Day is the National Day of Canada and it is celebrated on July 1.                                                                                                                     

  5. Some of the famous sites to visit while in Vancouver are:
    - Stanley Park
    - Vancouver Aquarium
    - Capilano Suspension Bridge
    - Granville Island
    - Gastown and the Steam Clock
    - Grouse Mountain for skiing.  If you have time for a  day trip, consider going to Whistler Mountain for skiing also.

     

  6. In 1886 there was a huge fire that destroyed most of Vancouver.         
     

  7. The flag of Canada has two colors on it: red and white.
     

  8. Stanley Park is bigger than Central Park in New York City.
     

  9. Kits Pool is a saltwater pool in Vancouver it's the largest pool in Canada.                                                                        

  10. Many people think the Vancouver Aquarium is one of the top five (5) in the entire world!