Where is Ottawa

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.

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Where is Ottawa, Canada
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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 HillMajor's Hill ParkCanadian Children's Museum | MuséeDominion Arboretum
National Gallery of CanadaCasino du Lac-LeamyNotre-Dame Cathedral BasilicaLac Beauchamp Park
Canadian Museum of HistoryJacques-Cartier ParkMer Bleue BogRideau Carleton Casino
Rideau CanalDiefenbunker MuseumCanada Agriculture and Food MuseumConfederation Park
Canadian War MuseumCalypso Theme WaterparkMooney's Bay Park and BeachCommissioners Park
Canadian Museum of Nature / MuséeBytown Museumoyal Canadian MintWatson's Mill
Canada Aviation and Space MuseumCanada Science and Technology MuseumThe National War MemorialConfederation Square

Ottawa City Canada - Quick Facts

ContinentNorth America
CountryCanada
ProvinceOntario
RegionNational Capital Region
Ottawa Coordinates45.4214° N, 75.6919° W
LocationSouth-East of Canada
Incorporated1855 (as City of Ottawa)
Population of Ottawa883,391 (2011)
Area of Ottawa1,073 sq miles (2,778 km²)
Ottawa Area codes613, 343, & 819
Ottawa Postal codeK0A-K4C
Ottawa ClimateHumid Continental Climate
Ottawa Founded in 1826 as Bytown
Major RiversOttawa River, the Gatineau River and the Rideau River
AirportOttawa International Airport
Ottawa Postal codeK0A, K1A-K4C
Ottawa Area codes613, 343
Ottawa Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC−5) / Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Official Websitehttp://www.ottawa.ca/