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With a population of more than 13 million, Ontario is home to one in three Canadians

Ontario is Canada’s second-largest province, covering more than one million square kilometres (415,000 square miles)

894,639 square kilometres (344,092 square miles)

177,398 square kilometres (68,490 square miles), including 250,000 lakes.

Toronto (pop; 4,000,000 app.), located on Lake Ontario, is Canada’s largest city. It is also the commercial, industrial and financial centre of Canada.

Most of Ontario is in the Eastern Standard Time Zone. Some of Western/Northern Ontario is in the Central Time Zone.

 

33% of the world's fresh water is in Ontario's lakes

Ontario has over 250,000 lakes and the world's longest system of canoe routes

Ontario has over 10,000 moose, which can grow back to 7ft in height

The famous Niagara Falls is on of the 10 most visited places on the planet

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