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Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario

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Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario, Canada
Image:niagaracoa.jpg
Motto: Building Community. Building Lives.
Area: 1,852 sq. km.
Population

 - Total (2001)
 - Cdn. CD Rank:

- Density

410,570
Ranked 13th

220.4/km²
MPs
Dean Allison, Walt Lastewka, John Maloney, Rob Nicholson
MPPs
Jim Bradley, Kim Craitor, Tim Hudak, Peter Kormos, Jennifer Mossop
Regional ChairPeter Partington
Governing bodyNiagara Regional Council
Regional Niagara (http://www.regional.niagara.on.ca)

Niagara Regional Municipality (2001 population 410,574), also known as Niagara Region, Regional Niagara, or the Regional Municipality of Niagara, is an area covering 12 municipalities, including th cities of Niagara Falls, Port Colborne, St. Catharines, Thorold, and Welland; the towns of Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Pelham; and the townships of Wainfleet and West Lincoln, covering 1850 square kilometres. The regional seat in Thorold, where Niagara Regional Council meets.

The region boasts a number of tourist attractions, including its "Wine Country" and the internationally-renown Niagara Falls, a natural wonder of the world.

Contents

Attractions

Airports

Education

History and Trails

Other

  • Clifton Hill (Niagara Falls)
  • Lundy's Lane Tourist District (Niagara Falls)
  • Niagara Olde Town (Niagara-on-the-Lake)
  • Welland Canal Centre (St. Catharines)
  • Wet and Wild (Lincoln)

Protected areas

  • Short Hills Provincial Park
  • Wainfleet Bog Provincial Wildlife Preserve
  • Ball's Falls Conservation Area
  • Chippawa Creek Conservation Area
  • Long Beach Conservation Area
  • Morgan's Point Conservation Area
  • Cave Springs Conservation Area
  • St. John's Conservation Area
  • Rockway Conservation Area
  • Louth Conservation Area
  • Mountainview Conservation Area
  • Beamer Memorial Conservation Area
  • Woodend Conservation Area
  • Woolverton Conservation Area
  • Wainfleet Wetlands
  • Humberstone & Willoughby Wetlands
  • Mud Lake Wetlands
  • E.C. Brown Conservation Area
  • United Empire Loyalist Conservation Area
  • Port Davidson Weir Conservation Area
  • Sugar Bush Conservation Area
  • Stevensville Conservation Area
  • Virgil Dams Conservation Area
  • Happy Rolph's Bird Sancuary

Highways

400-series expressways

Other highways

Surrounding census divisions

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