The True North is getting some love from above. The view of Canada from space is pretty great and this Russian astronaut had nothing but praise for the country after a flyover onboard the International Space Station.

Oleg Artemyev, a Russian astronaut, is soaring high above the planet in space. He recently flew over Canada and shared his thoughts about the True North.

He posted a couple of birds-eye view pictures on Instagram on May 28.

In the caption, Artemyev absolutely gushed about the country and praised the natural beauty and politeness.

Plus, he also mentioned hockey and maple syrup because how can you not?

"Canada ranks second in the world in area - 9 984 670 km², after Russia," Artemyev noted.

He also mentioned that since it's the second-largest country in the world and has the longest coastline, Canada is known for road travel.

"This country is famous for its natural beauty," he said. "Canada has more lakes than all other countries in the world combined."

Artemyev also gave a shoutout to the northern lights which can be seen clearly from different spots all over the country.

He then went on to call maple syrup a symbol of Canada.

This isn't the first time Canada has been highlighted by someone onboard the International Space Station.

In January, a couple of photos taken from the orbiting station were posted on Twitter showing city lights at nighttime.

Winnipeg was included in that and it shows off how bright the city gets at night.

Canadian astronauts have played pivotal roles in missions with the International Space Station in the past.

Chris Hadfield was its first Canadian Commander back in March 2013.

If you're curious about what different parts of Canada look like from space, Google Earth View has so many stunning photos for you to see.

They're from coast to coast to coast and show both natural and human-made landscapes.

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