Main cities of Canada
Toronto – is capital of
a province of Ontario, the largest city of Canada located on crossing of water and overland ways. In the name this geographical feature is reflected: on one of languages of North American Indians "Toronto" means» a place where trees grow from water ", and on the friend - " a place of a meeting ". There are 2518 thousand inhabitants lives in city.
Toronto – is the multinational mega
city speaking in different languages.
It is a city where the most different cultures have mixed up, more than half of population of the country immigrated and continue to immigrate here from other countries. Toronto - the most americanized from the Canadian cities, large business and industrial centre. It has characteristic straightforwardness of streets. As against many large American cities, in the center of Toronto there are no slums. The city has well advanced system of public transport.
Toronto – is the city of high culture and art.
Television tower "CN-Tower" - the highest
in the world (553 м), constructed in 1976 and becoming an architectural symbol of Toronto. From a tower the full kind on city and its vicinities opens. In clear weather from a survey platform it is possible to see even Niagara Falls and the American city of Buffalo which is taking place on distance about 120 km from Toronto.
The Niagara Falls
The Niagara Falls is
massive waterfalls on the Niagara river, straddling the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S.state of New-York.
The Niagara Falls are renowned both for their beauty and as a valuable source of hydroelectric power. Managing the balance between recreational, commercial, and industrial uses has been a challenge for the stewards of the falls since the 1800s.
Vancouver is located in
a southwest of Canada, in a province British Columbia, on coast of gulf Баррард, near to border with the USA.
It is the third on number
of the population city of the country (after Montreal and Toronto). In structure of the population of Vancouver English-Canadians prevail. During too time the soft warm climate, extraordinary pleasant combination of high-mountainous and seaside landscapes, transport maintenance, comfortable conditions of residing involve here the increasing stream of immigrants, first of all from Southeast Asia.
The main sight of Vancouver is
the surprising nature, captivating landscapes and clean sea air. Vancouver is surrounded with dense woods and high mountains, and, likely, therefore the most popular tourist routes, excursions and places, anyhow, have the most direct attitude to the nature.
In the winter inhabitants prefer
snowboarding and skis, going for a drive on abrupt hillsides of nearby mountains. Near to Vancouver ski resorts and national parks are located.
In Vancouver are interesting the Holiday
of walruses (on January, 1), Festival of a jazz (June), Sea festival (July), summer Festival of folklore music and an auto racing of «Formula Indy» (the first Monday of September).
Montreal is one of the largest
industrial centre and settlements of Canada, is located in a southwest part of a province Quebec. Montreal has a population of (the majority of the population ex - Canadians make) 3 millions.
Cathedral Sacred Joseph
Cathedral Sacred Joseph. Constructed
on the Royal mountain, open to air and sunlight, the cathedral looks very majestically and monumentally. Before a cathedral sacred Joseph's statue on which words are engraved is established: «Come to the Saint Joseph». In total in Montreal it is totaled more than 300 churches; huge quantity chapel and молелен, names sacred are given to city streets and the areas, bridges, schools and hospitals. And consequently Canadians frequently name Montreal city of all sacred. Even top of Royal mountain crowns 33-meter иллюминированный a cross symbolizing Catholic belief.
Ottawa became capital of Canada
in 1857. It is extremely silent, clean and quiet city even to the Canadian measures.
Parliament Hill is an area
of Crown land on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa, Ontario. Its Gothic revival suite of buildings – the parliament buildings – serves as the home of the Parliament of Canada, and contains a number of architectural elements of national symbolic importance. Parliament Hill attracts approximately 3 million visitors each year.
Cities of Canada are known
for application of the advanced scientific development and their introduction during a life of simple people.
Such cities as Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Montreal are known for much on a planet - in them a plenty of conferences, the international seminars, and other international - significant events is carried out, for example, Calgary accepted Winter Olympic Games in 1988.
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