Oshawa

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City of Oshawa, Ontario
Nickname(s): The Motor City, The Shwa
Motto: Prepare To Be Amazed
Map showing Oshawa's location in Durham Region
Coordinates: 43°53′56″N 78°51′9″W / 43.89889°N 78.8525°W / 43.89889; -78.8525Coordinates: 43°53′56″N 78°51′9″W / 43.89889°N 78.8525°W / 43.89889; -78.8525
Country Flag of Canada.svg Canada
Province Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario
Region Durham Region
Incorporated 1850
Government
 • Mayor John Gray
 • Governing Body Oshawa City Council
 • MPs Jim Flaherty (Whitby—Oshawa)
Colin Carrie (Oshawa)
 • MPPs Jerry Ouellette (Oshawa)
Christine Elliott (Whitby—Oshawa)
Area
 • City 145.65 km2 (56.23 sq mi)
Elevation 106 m (346 ft)
Population (2006)[1]
 • City 141,590
 • Density 972.1/km2 (2,518.1/sq mi)
 • Metro 330,594
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC−4)

Oshawa is a city of Ontario in Canada. It can be found on the shores of Lake Ontario. Around 141,600 people were living in Oshawa as of 2006.

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