Buffalo Niagara Region

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Satellite image of part of Buffalo Niagara Region, showing the Niagara River separating the Niagara Peninsula to the left and western New York State to the right.

The Buffalo Niagara Region is a part of the Great Lakes region of North America, comprising much of Western New York in the United States and the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario, Canada. The Regional Institute of the University at Buffalo has defined the region as including the eight westernmost counties in New York, as well as the Regional Municipality of Niagara and Hamilton in Ontario,[1] although this term is rarely used on the Canadian side of the border. The total population of the region is 2,493,869.

The 10 government districts in the region, as defined by the University at Buffalo, are:

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  1. ^ "State of the Region: Regional Performance in the Buffalo Niagara Region". The Regional Institute, a unit of the University at Buffalo Law School University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-07. 

Coordinates: 43°00′N 79°00′W / 43.000°N 79.000°W / 43.000; -79.000