Timmins

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City of Timmins
Timmins, Ontario
Coordinates: 48°28′N 81°20′W / 48.467°N 81.333°W / 48.467; -81.333Coordinates: 48°28′N 81°20′W / 48.467°N 81.333°W / 48.467; -81.333
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Established 1912
Government
 • Mayor Tom Laughren
 • Governing Body Timmins City Council
 • MP Charlie Angus (NDP)
 • MPPs Gilles Bisson (NDP)
Area
 • Land 2,961.58 km2 (1,143.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 42,997
 • Density 14.5/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code span P4N, P4P, P4R, P0N
Area code(s) 705 and 249

Timmins is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario. The population of Timmins was 42,997 in 2006. The mayor of Timmins is Tom Laughren. Timmins was founded in 1912 by Noah Timmins after there were gold discoveries in the Porcupine Camp, although South Porcupine and Schumacher were formed in 1911. Naoshima, Kagawa in Japan is a sister city to Timmins.

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