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What is the capital of Canada?

Ottawa is the capital of Canada. Area of Ottawa is 2,790.3 Square Kilometres. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa river in the eastern portion of southern Ontario.

The population of Ottawa city as of 2016 is 934,243 and the metropolitan population is 1,323,783. It is the fourth largest city in Canada. Ottawa has a humid continental climate. Summers are warm and humid in Ottawa. Snow and ice are dominant in winter season. Around 65% population are Christians, 38.5% are members of Protestant churches, 6.7% are Muslims, 1.4% are Hindus, 1.3% are Buddhist, 1.2% are Judaism.

62.4% population speak English. The city has Romantic and Picturesque styles of architecture. The height of peace tower is 92.2 meter, making it visible from most parts of the city. The Rideau Canal is the oldest operated canal in North America. It is a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ottawa is the most educated city in Canada. More than half the population have graduated from colleges and Universities. Ottawa has the highest concentration of engineers, residents with PHDs and scientists in Canada. Carleton University and the University of Ottawa are the two main public universities.

Ottawa is a clean, safe and welcoming city. Ottawa is cheaper than Toronto. A person living in Ottawa is called an Ottawan. Coming to Canada, do visit it's capital Ottawa.


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