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Ottawa
Ceety (single-tier)
Ceety o Ottawa
Ville d'Ottawa
Centre Block on Pairlament Hill, the Naitional War Memorial in dountoun Ottawa, the Naitional Gallery o Canadae, an the Rideau Canal an Château Laurier.

Flag
Coat of arms of Ottawa
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Bytown
Motto: "Advance-Ottawa-En Avant"
Written in the twa offeecial leids.[1]
Location o Ottawa in the Province o Ontario
Ottawa is located in Canada
Ottawa
Ottawa
Location o Ottawa in Canadae
Coordinates: 45°25′15″N 75°41′24″W / 45.42083°N 75.69000°W / 45.42083; -75.69000
Kintra  Canadae
Province  Ontario
Region Naitional Caipital Region
Established 1826 as Bytown[2]
Incorporatit 1855 as Ceety o Ottawa[2]
Amalgamatit 1 Januar 2001
Government
 • Mayor Jim Watson
 • Ceety Cooncil Ottawa Ceety Cooncil
 • MPs
 • MPPs
Area[3][4][5]
 • Ceety (single-tier) 2,778.13 km2 (1,072.9 sq mi)
 • Urban 501.92 km2 (193.79 sq mi)
 • Metro 5,716.00 km2 (2,206.96 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2011)[3][5]
 • Ceety (single-tier) 883,391 (4t)
 • Density 316.6/km2 (820/sq mi)
 • Urban 933,596
 • Urban density 1,860.1/km2 (4,818/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,236,324 (4t)
 • Metro density 196.6/km2 (509/sq mi)
 • Demonym[6][7] Ottawan
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code span K0A, K1A-K4C[1]
Area code(s) 613, 343
Website www.ottawa.ca

Ottawa is the caipital o Canadae, a municipality an the seicont lairgest ceety athin the province o Ontario. Locatit in the Ottawa Valley, the fowert lairgest ceety in Canadae is an aa the poleetical caipital o the kintra. The ceety lies in the eastren portion o Soothren Ontario, the ceety lies on the Ottawa River, a major waterway formin the local bundary atween the provinces o Ontario an Quebec.

Connectit bi several brigs tae its Quebec neighbour, the ceety o Gatineau on the northren shores o the Ottawa River, the twa ceeties an surroondin auries are designatit the Naitional Caipital Region (NCR). Though govrened bi separate municipal govrenments, the federal lands athin the region are admeenistered bi the Naitional Caipital Commission (NCC), a federal croun corporation chairged wi the responsibility o plannin an managin the federal govrenment's interests in the NCR.

Ottawa diplomatic missions an relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

At present, Ottawa is host tae 130 embassies. A further 49 kintras accredit their embassies an missions in the Unitit States tae Canadae.

Sister ceeties o Ottawa[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Art Montague (2008). "Ottawa Book of Everything". MacIntyre Purcell Publishing. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Justin D. Edwards; Douglas Ivison (2005). Downtown Canada: Writing Canadian Cities. University of Toronto Press. p. 35. ISBN 978-0-8020-8668-6. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2011 censuses — 100% data". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  4. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and urban areas, 2006 and 2001 censuses – 100% data". Statistics Canada. 5 November 2008. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Population and dwelling counts, for census metropolitan areas, 2006 and 2011 censuses – 100% data". Statistics Canada. 5 November 2008. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  6. "City of Ottawa – Design C". Ottawa.ca. 20 May 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  7. "Rapport au / Report to:". Ottawa.ca. 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 45°25′01″N 75°42′00″W / 45.417°N 75.7°W / 45.417; -75.7