Canada vs France
Canada and France are two countries that are different from each other in terms of population, climate, places of tourist interest, surroundings, transportation and the like.
Canada is a North American country whereas France is a European country. Canada is located in the northern part of the country whereas France is a country in Western Europe. It is interesting to note that France is connected to the United Kingdom by the Channel Tunnel. It goes underneath the English Channel.
The largest city in Canada is Toronto. On the other hand the largest city in France is its capital city called Paris. The country of France is characterized by the unitary semi-presidential republic type of government. On the other hand Canada is characterized by federal parliamentary democratic government and constitutional monarchy.
The Upper House of the Parliament in Canada is the Senate and the Lower House is the House of Commons. On the other hand the Upper House of the Parliament in France is the Senate and the Lower House is the National Assembly. The official language of France is French whereas the official languages in Canada are English and French. There are several other recognized regional languages in the country of Canada.
Canada occupies a total area of about 3,854,085 square miles whereas the total area of France is about 260,558 square miles. Canada has a population of about 34,352,000 whereas France has a population of about 65,821,885.
France is characterized by a temperate climate and oceanic with a high level of rainfall, mild winters and warm summers. Sometimes summers will be cool too. Canada on the other hand is characterized by average winter and summers with high temperatures. Winters can be very cold in certain parts of Canada.
As far as economy is concerned Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest nations with a high per capita income. It is true that Canada is one of the world’s top ten trading nations. Canada is the world’s largest suppliers of agricultural products and the chief producer of zinc and uranium.
On the other hand France has a mixed economy which is a combination of private enterprises and government sectors. France’s economy is triggered by railways, aircraft, nuclear power, telecommunications and electricity.
Like Canada France too is a chief producer of agricultural products. Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles are two of the most visited places in France. TGV railway network is famous in France. Canada is known for its visual arts and music industry.