Canada is a second largest country in the world, situated in the northern half of North America, shares land borders with the United States to the northwest and south. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, more than 336,000 students come to study in Canada every year. According to a research Canada spends more on education compared to the OECD average and is the second highest among G-8 countries. Canada has top-notch educational institutions. The country has been ranked by the UN as one of the best countries to live and to study.