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Canadian dollar (CAD) is the currency in Canada

Facts about Canadian dollar

  • Country:
    Canada
  • Currency:
    Canadian dollar
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    CAD
  • Short for the currency:
    C$
  • Currency subunits:
    100 cent

The currency of Canada is called Canadian dollar and was introduced in 1858 replacing the Spanish dollar and many different local currencies. The currency is today handled by the The Bank of Canada - BoC, with main office in Ottawa.

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Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. It is the world's second largest country by total area. Canada is one of the world's wealthiest nations, with a high per-capita income. Canada's two official languages are English and French.

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