10 Facts about Ontario, Canada

  1. Canada can get pretty cold in the winter.  Temperature for Ontario may go as low as approximately -14.4 C (6.1 F). And that is pretty cold!
  2. Population in Ontario, Canada is over 13 million
  3. Ontario is Canada's second largest province
  4. Ontario covers more than 1 million square kilometers, an area that is:
    • larger than France and Spain Combined
    • almost 1/3 the size of India.
    • more than 3 times the size of Germany.
    • more than 3.5 times the size of Italy.
    • more than 1/10th the size of Canada.
    • more than 4 times the size of the UK.
    • more than 8.25 times the size of England.
    • more than 15 times the size of Ireland.
    • about the same size of the US states Texas & Montana, combined.
  5. The Ontario flag is called the Red Ensign and it includes the Union Jack, representing Ontario's ties to Great Britain, plus the Coat-of-Arms of the Province.
  6. The official flower of Ontario is the trillium, a delicate white three petalled flower that grows in large quantities in the wild woodlands of the province in early spring.
  7. The Capital of Ontario is: Toronto
  8. Yonge Street in Ontario is the longest street in the world.
  9. CN Tower in Toronto is the third tallest tower in the world
  10. The 1964 animated TV movie “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” was filmed in Japan , but the entire soundtrack was recorded in a studio Toronto , Ontario.