Tri-Cities (Ontario)

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Tri-Cities
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo
Kitchener-Waterloo
Metropolitan area
Kitchener
Kitchener
Cambridge
Cambridge
Waterloo
Waterloo
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 827.43 km2 (319.47 sq mi)
Population  (2011)[1]
 • CMA 477,160
 • CMA density 576.7/km2 (1,494/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

The Tri-Cities (also known as Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo or simply Kitchener-Waterloo) is a metropolitan area located in the south-central portion of Ontario, Canada. It is centers on the cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, as well as surrounding municipalities. The census metropolitan area (CMA) had a population of 477,160 in 2011, making it the fourth largest metropolitan area in Ontario, after Toronto, Ottawa and Hamilton, and the tenth largest metropolitan area in the country. The Tri-Cities was the eleventh largest metropolitan area in the country before 2011, until it overtake it's rival, London, who resumed the Tri-Cities old position of eleventh.

List of municipalities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for census metropolitan areas, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-13.