Oshawa

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City of Oshawa, Ontario
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Nickname(s): 
The Motor City, The Shwa
Motto(s): 
Prepare To Be Amazed
Map showing Oshawa's location in Durham Region
Map showing Oshawa's location in Durham Region
Coordinates: Coordinates: 43°53′56″N 78°51′9″W / 43.89889°N 78.85250°W / 43.89889; -78.85250
CountryFlag of Canada.svg Canada
ProvinceFlag of Ontario.svg Ontario
RegionDurham Region
Incorporated1850
Government
 • MayorJohn Gray
 • Governing BodyOshawa City Council
 • MPsJim Flaherty (Whitby—Oshawa)
Colin Carrie (Oshawa)
 • MPPsJerry Ouellette (Oshawa)
Christine Elliott (Whitby—Oshawa)
Area
 • City145.65 km2 (56.23 sq mi)
Elevation
106 m (346 ft)
Population
(2006)[1]
 • City141,590
 • Density972.1/km2 (2,518.1/sq mi)
 • Metro
330,594
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern (EDT))
Websiteoshawa.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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