RFE 2015 - 10 min Presentation - Denmark

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Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: “What, you too? I thought that no one but myself….” C.S. Lewis District 5360 District 1440 Canada to Denmark Friendship Exchange May 2015 Distrikt 5360 Distrikt 1440 Canada til Danmark Venskab udveksling Maj 2015


Danmark Canada 5360


World’s second largest country World’s longest coastline (243 000 km) 10 provinces and three territories Official Languages: English and French Total Area: 9 984 670 km² Population: 35 million Capital City: Ottawa CANADA “From Sea to Sea to Sea”

In perspective…:

In perspective… By area, Canada is 232 times bigger than Denmark Denmark’s density is 130 people per km² Canada’s density is 3.5 people per km² Alberta’s density is 5.6 people per km² Saskatchewan’s density is 1.75 people km²

Icons of Canada:

Icons of Canada

Major Industries:

Major Industries Oil and natural gas (World’s second largest oil reserves) Agricultural products (wheat, canola, and other grains) Zinc, uranium, gold, diamonds, nickel, aluminum, lead and potash Lumber, pulp and paper Manufacturing & technology

Oil and Natural Gas World’s 2nd largest oil reserves:

Oil and Natural Gas World’s 2 nd largest oil reserves

Oil Sands – Northern Alberta:

Oil Sands – Northern Alberta

Gas Plant – Waterton, Alberta:

Gas Plant – Waterton , Alberta

Agriculture - Crops:

Agriculture - Crops

Agriculture and - Livestock:

Agriculture and - Livestock









Summer Activities:

Summer Activities

Winter Activities:

Winter Activities





More Fauna:

More Fauna

Calgary Street Gangs:

Calgary Street Gangs

St. John’s, Newfoundland (and Labrador):

St. John’s, Newfoundland (and Labrador) “The Rock”

Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia:

Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Green Gables:

Prince Edward Island Green Gables

New Brunswick:

New Brunswick

Montreal, Quebec:

Montreal, Quebec

Parliament Building Ottawa, Ontario:

Parliament Building Ottawa, Ontario

Niagara Falls, Ontario:

Niagara Falls, Ontario


Nunavut Canada’s newest territory (1999) Ranked 1 st in Canada by size, it has the lowest population density in Canada, and one of lowest in world. 32,000 people in an area 1.5 times larger than Scandinavia = 0.02 people/km2

Virginia Falls on the Nahanni River, Northwest Territories:

Virginia Falls on the Nahanni River, Northwest Territories

Yukon Territory:

Yukon Territory Yukon Territory Home of archeological sites with the earliest signs of human occupation in North America Had a huge gold rush in 1897, leading to development.

Prairies – Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta:

Prairies – Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta

Rocky Mountains- Alberta and British Columbia:

Rocky Mountains- Alberta and British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia:

Vancouver, British Columbia

Alberta “Strong and Free”:

Alberta “Strong and Free”

Random Facts about Alberta:

Random Facts about Alberta Edmonton (capital city) and Calgary are the two largest cities Known as Canada’s “energy province” World’s 2 nd largest exporter of natural gas 4 th largest province Calgary average summer temp +23 degrees, winter temp -5 degrees Record high +36, record low -45 degrees Calgary

Southern Alberta:

Southern Alberta


Hoodoos Hoodoo: n. a column or pillar of bizarre shape caused by differential erosion on rocks of different hardness.

Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology Drumheller, Alberta:

Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology Drumheller , Alberta

Resort Towns:

Re sort Towns

Random Facts on Saskatchewan:

Random Facts on Saskatchewan While known as the “Wheat Province” due to large amount of agriculture, the Oil & Gas industry (Canada’s #2 producer) and Mining (world leader in uranium and potash) are bigger portions of economy Home of the RCMP Average summer Temp +18, average winter -17. Holds record for Canada’s highest temp ever (+45). Saskatchewan’s lowest temp ever was -56 degrees C. 5 th largest province in Canada Capital city is Regina, in southern portion of province





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