Canada is the North American country that stretches from the United States in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. It is the second largest country in the world in area (after Russia), occupying roughly the northern two-fifths of the continent of North America.
Major cities include huge Toronto, Vancouver, the film center of the West Coast, the French-speaking cities of Montreal and Quebec, and the capital Ottawa. Canada’s vast swaths of nature include Banff National Park located on a lake in the Rocky Mountains. It also includes Niagara Falls, a famous group of enormous waterfalls.