Ottawa

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Ottawa
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.
Banner o Ottawa
Banner
Coat of airms o Ottawa
Coat airms
Eik-name(s): 
Motto(s): 
"Advance-Ottawa-En Avant"
Written in the twa offeecial leids.[1]
Location o Ottawa in the Province o Ontario
Location o Ottawa in the Province o Ontario
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Coordinates: 45°25′15″N 75°41′24″W / 45.42083°N 75.69000°W / 45.42083; -75.69000
Kintra Canadae
Province Ontario
RegionNaitional Caipital Region
Established1826 as Bytown[2]
Incorporatit1855 as Ceety o Ottawa[2]
Amalgamatit1 Januar 2001
Govrenment
 • MayorJim Watson
 • Ceety CooncilOttawa Ceety Cooncil
 • MPs
 • MPPs
Area
 • Ceety (single-tier)2778.13 km2 (1072.9 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)
 • Density316.6/km2 (820/sq mi)
 • Urban
933,596
 • Urban density1,860.1/km2 (4,818/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,236,324 (4t)
 • Metro density196.6/km2 (509/sq mi)
 • Demonym[6][7]
Ottawan
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal code span
K0A, K1A-K4C[1]
Area code(s)613, 343
Websitewww.ottawa.ca

Ottawa is the caipital o Canadae, a municipality an the seicont mucklest ceety athin the province o Ontario. Locatit in the Ottawa Valley, the fowert mucklest ceety in Canadae is the poleetical caipital o the kintra an aw. The ceety lies in the eastren pairt o Soothren Ontario, the ceety lies on the Ottawa River, a major watterwey formin the mairch atween the provinces o Ontario an Quebec.

Connectit bi several brigs tae its neebour Quebec, the ceety o Gatineau on the northren shores o the Ottawa River, the twa ceeties an surroondin airts are designatit the Naitional Caipital Region (NCR). Tho 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 responsibeelity o plannin an managin the federal govrenment's interests in the NCR.

Ottawa diplomatic meesions an relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

At praisent, Ottawa is hame tae 130 embassies. A forder 49 kintras accredit thair embassies an meesions 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" (PDF). MacIntyre Purcell Publishing. Retrieved 14 Julie 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 Februar 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 Mey 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