Oshawa

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City of Oshawa, Ontario
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Nickname(s): The Motor City, The Shwa
Motto: Prepare To Be Amazed
Map showing Oshawa's location in Durham Region
Map showing Oshawa's location in Durham Region
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)
Website oshawa.ca

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Community highlights for Oshawa". 2006 Census of Canada. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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