Ontario is the second-largest province of Canada located in the east-central part of Canada. Map of Ontario Province Cover a total area of 1,076,395 sq. km. With a population of more than 13.5 million, It is the most populous Canadian province. Ontario is bounded by Quebec to the east, Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, and the St Lawrence River and the Great Lakes to the south. Toronto is Ontario’s provincial capital and It is also home to the nation’s capital city Ottawa.
The city was founded in 1826 and named Bytown after Colonel John By who was responsible for the entire Rideau Canal construction project. In 1855 Bytown was incorporated as a city and renamed Ottawa. By ‘Queen’s choice’, Ottawa became the capital of Canada on New Year’s Eve of 1857.
Political Map of Ontario Province
Ontario is the second-largest province of Canada in area, after Quebec. Political Map of Ontario Province is bordered to the east by the province of Quebec, to the south by the United States, and to the west by the province of Manitoba. The most populous Canadian province, Ontario is home to more than one-third of Canada’s total population. According to the Municipal Act, 2001 there are also 414 local municipalities in Ontario, which includes 214 lower-tier municipalities and 173 single-tier municipalities.
Physical Map of Ontario Province
The Ontario province comprises four main regions. These are the Canadian Shield, the Hudson Bay Lowlands, the Great Lakes Lowlands, and St. Lawrence Lowlands. The Canadian Shield covers almost two-thirds of the entire province. The Canadian Shield slopes gently to the north and northeast forming the swampy and less forested Hudson Bay Lowlands. The highest point is 693 meters (785 yards) above sea level, in the Timiskaming area
The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Lowlands occupy the southern fringes of the Canadian Shield. Some of the notable rivers of the province include Niagara, Missinaibi, Grand, Severn, Winisk, Attawapiskat, Abitibi, Albany, Ottawa, etc. The province also comprises many significant lakes including Abitibi, Nipigon, Lake of the Woods, Big Trout, Simcoe, etc.
Outline Map of Ontario Province
Ontario is the second-largest province of Canada located in the east-central part of Canada. Map of Ontario Province Cover a total area of 1,076,395 sq. km. With a population of more than 13.5 million, It is the most populous Canadian province. Ontario is bordered by the Canadian provinces of Manitoba in the West and Quebec in the east and northeast; by the US States of Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and the four Great Lakes (Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, and Lake Erie) in the south; and by the James Bay and the Hudson Bay in the north.
Cities Map of Ontario Province