Brampton

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Brampton
Ceety
Brampton Dominion Building.jpg
Eik-name(s): 
Flouer Ceety (previously Flower Town[1])
Location in the Region o Peel, in the Province o Ontario
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 Canadae
Province Ontario
RegionPeel Region
Incorporation1853 (veelage)
 1873 (toun)
 1974 (ceety)
Govrenment
 • MayorSusan Fennell
 • Govrenin BodyBrampton City Council
(click for members)
 • MPs
 • MPPs
Area
 • Land266.71 km2 (102.98 sq mi)
Elevation
218 m (715 ft)
Population
 • Tot523,911 (Rankit 9t)
 • Density1,964.35/km2 (5,087.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Forward sortation area
Aurie code(s)905/289
Wabsteidwww.brampton.ca

Brampton (/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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