Capital of Canada
Ottawa, Canada’s southeastern capital, sits in Ontario at the border of Québec. A cosmopolitan city on the Ottawa River, it has at its centre Parliament Hill, with grand Victorian architecture and renowned museums such as the glass-and-granite National Gallery, with noted collections from Canadian and Indigenous artists. The park-lined Rideau Canal is filled with boats in summer and ice-skaters in winter.
Area: 2,778 km²
Weather: 19°C, Wind NW at 5 km/h, 100% Humidity
Local time: Thursday 6:07 AM
Getting there: 22 h 30 min flight. View flights
Population: 883,391 (2011)
Area codes: Area codes 613 and 343