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Niagara Falls, Ontario

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Location of Niagara Falls in the Niagara Region

Niagara Falls, Ontario (2001 population 78,815) is a city located on the Niagara River, in the Golden Horseshoe region. It lies across the river from Niagara Falls, New York, and was incorporated on June 12, 1903.

The city is dominated by the Niagara Falls, which brings hundreds of thousands of tourists to the city along with other attractions like Casino Niagara, the new Fallsview Casino and Clifton Hill.

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History

The Niagara Falls area has seen continuous settlement since the 17th century, first by the Iroquois and then by Europeans who were drawn to the immense falls. Tourism started in the early 19th century and has always been the city's main industry. The town now boasts an enormous number of hotels for its size. As well as the obvious attractions of the falls, Niagara Falls markets itself as a honeymoon destination and is self-proclaimed as the honeymoon capital of the world.

Demographics

Racial make-up

  • White: 93.4%
  • Aboriginal: 1.1%
  • Chinese: 1.0%

Relgious make-up

Area Attractions

Communities

Local Media

Newspapers

TV

Radio

  • 101.1 FM Wild 101 (http://www.wild101.com)
  • 105.1 FM The River (http://www.river.fm)

In addition, numerous tourist and travel advisory stations are available off-air in the Niagara area.

External links




North: Niagara-on-the-Lake
West: Thorold, Welland
Niagara Falls East: Niagara River
South: Port Colborne, Fort Erie
de: Niagara Falls (Kanada)

pl:Niagara Falls, Kanada sk:Niagara Falls (Kanada)

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