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Canada is part of:
North America and Canada ·
Water Basins of Canada:
Alsek · Chilkat · Columbia · Firth · Fraser · Mississippi · Nelson-Saskatchewan · Skagit · St. Croix · St. John · St. Lawrence · Stikine · Taku · Yukon ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Ottawa
Neighbouring Countries USA
Total Area 9,984,670 km2
  - Water 891,163 km2 (8.93%) / 893 m2/ha
  - Land 9,093,507 km2
Coastline 202,080 km
Population 33,271,000 (3 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.967 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 32.6 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $1,564,000 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $40,200
National UN Presence IAEA, CBD
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 474,681 km2 (5.22%)
     - Arable 415,573 km2 (4.57%)
     - Permanent Crops 59,108 km2 (0.65%)
     - Irrigated 7,850 km2
  - Non cultivated 1,003,592 km2 (94.78%)
Average Annual RainfallD 537 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 3,300 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 45.97 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 12%
  - For Domestic Use 20%
  - For Industrial Use 69%
  - Per Capita 1,498 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 99%
  - Improved Sanitation 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 99%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

Contents

News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

See Sector coordination sub-page for detailed description

Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

Recently updated articles on Canada
  1. Health Canada ‎(1,596 views) . . Frantisek.Korbel
  2. Canada/articles ‎(1,142 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Canada/publications ‎(1,288 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Canada/Maps ‎(1,160 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Canada/projects ‎(1,059 views) . . WikiBot
  6. Canada/who is who ‎(1,005 views) . . WikiBot
  7. Boundary Waters Treaty ‎(3,451 views) . . WikiBot
  8. The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement ‎(3,226 views) . . Katy.norman


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Canada

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Case studies in or about Canada

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Columbia River System ‎(20,381 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Canada
  1. Water Allocation and Water Security: A Canadian Assessment ‎(5,191 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Columbia River System ‎(20,381 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Canada
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Columbia River System ‎(20,381 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water Allocation and Water Security: A Canadian Assessment ‎(5,191 views) . . WikiBot


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Who is Who

People working in Canada

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Organizations working in Canada
  1. International Joint Commission ‎(1,873 views) . . WikiBot


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References

See also

External Resources

"Water Supply and Sanitation in Canada" on Wikipedia


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