Ottawa is located in the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario in Canada. Ottawa is the second largest city of Canada and largest city of Ontario province.
Ottawa Location Map
Where is Ottawa in Ontario?
Ottawa City is located in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, West Canada. The city has coastal location at Eastern Pacific Ocean. The city was first time explored by the British Captain George Ottawa, and hence the name of city has been given after explorer's name.
Ottawa lies in northeast of North America, in the Province of Ontario, Canada.
Interestingly, it is originally known as 'Ville-Marie', or 'City of Mary'; however, the present name of city is derived from Mont-Royal. The official language of the city is French. It is the second largest French speaking city in the world after Paris. Surprisingly, Montreal has been consistently maintaining good position in the list of world's most livable cities. It is also known as "Canada's Cultural Capital" given by Monocle Magazine. Furthermore, it is also named as 'UNESCO City of Design'.
Moreover, at present, Montreal is the center of aerospace, finance, business, commerce, pharmaceuticals, technology, culture, film, and tourism. As per the report given by 2009 preliminary rankings of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Montreal was named as number one host city for international association events of North America.
Places to See in Ottawa
|Parliament Hill||Major's Hill Park||Canadian Children's Museum | Musée||Dominion Arboretum|
|National Gallery of Canada||Casino du Lac-Leamy||Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica||Lac Beauchamp Park|
|Canadian Museum of History||Jacques-Cartier Park||Mer Bleue Bog||Rideau Carleton Casino|
|Rideau Canal||Diefenbunker Museum||Canada Agriculture and Food Museum||Confederation Park|
|Canadian War Museum||Calypso Theme Waterpark||Mooney's Bay Park and Beach||Commissioners Park|
|Canadian Museum of Nature / Musée||Bytown Museum||oyal Canadian Mint||Watson's Mill|
|Canada Aviation and Space Museum||Canada Science and Technology Museum||The National War Memorial||Confederation Square|
Ottawa City Canada - Quick Facts
|Region||National Capital Region|
|Ottawa Coordinates||45.4214° N, 75.6919° W|
|Location||South-East of Canada|
|Incorporated||1855 (as City of Ottawa)|
|Population of Ottawa||883,391 (2011)|
|Area of Ottawa||1,073 sq miles (2,778 km²)|
|Ottawa Area codes||613, 343, & 819|
|Ottawa Postal code||K0A-K4C|
|Ottawa Climate||Humid Continental Climate|
|Ottawa Founded in||1826 as Bytown|
|Major Rivers||Ottawa River, the Gatineau River and the Rideau River|
|Airport||Ottawa International Airport|
|Ottawa Postal code||K0A, K1A-K4C|
|Ottawa Area codes||613, 343|
|Ottawa Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC−5) / Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)|