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Brampton
Ceety
Nickname(s): Flouer Ceety (previously Flower Town[1])
Location in the Region o Peel, in the Province o Ontario
Coordinates: 43°41′N 79°46′W / 43.683°N 79.767°W / 43.683; -79.767
Kintra Banner o Canadae Canadae
Province Banner o Ontario Ontario
Region Peel Region
Incorporation 1853 (veelage)
  1873 (toun)
  1974 (ceety)
Government
 • Mayor Susan Fennell
 • Govrenin Body Brampton City Council
(click for members)
 • MPs
 • MPPs
Area[2]
 • Land 266.71 km2 (102.98 sq mi)
Elevation 218 m (715 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 523,911 (Rankit 9t)
 • Density 1,964.35/km2 (5,087.6/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Forward sortation area L6P-L7A
Area code(s) 905/289
Website www.brampton.ca

Brampton (play /ˈbræmptən/ or /ˈbræmtən/) is the third-lairgest ceety in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) o Ontario, Canadae an the seat o Peel Region. As o the 2011 census, Brampton's population wis 523,911,[4] making it the nint lairgest ceety in Canadae. Wi the median age at 33.7, it is the youngest commonty in the GTA. Brampton haes the lairgest concentration o Sooth Asies in Canadae, makkin up 31.7% o Brampton's population.[5]

Brampton wis incorporatit as a veelage in 1853, takkin its name frae the rural toun o Brampton, in Cumbria, Ingland. Brampton wis ance kent as The Flouer Toun o Canadae, a title it earned due tae the ceety's lairge greenhoose industry. This included Dale's Flowers, a company that wan mony internaitional rose awairds for nearly hauf a century. The day, the ceety's major economic sectors include advancit manufacturin, retail admeenistration an logistics, information an communication technologies, fuid an beverage, life sciences an business services.

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  1. Rayburn, Alan (2001). Naming Canada: Stories about Canadian Place Names. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-8020-8293-0. 
  2. Statistics Canada: 2012
  3. Statistics Canada: 2012
  4. Statistics Canada: 2012
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