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Ottawa

Ottawa - description of the city:

Ottawa is the capital of Canada, the fourth-largest city in Canada and the sixth, in terms of standards of life, in the world. Ottawa, located in the confluence of three rivers, from time immemorial, was the place of meetings, negotiations and conclusions of commercial transactions for the North American Indians. On December 31, 1857, Queen Victoria appointed Ottawa the capital of Canada, preferring this small town in those days to Quebec and Ontario.

Climate in Ottawa:

Ottawa has a humid continental climate. Winter lasts from December to mid-March, but sometimes freeze continues even until May. The average daily temperature is of -5 ° C but sometimes is lower than-20C.

Summer lasts from mid-May to mid-September, the average temperature in the beginning of summer is of +25 C, and from mid-July to late August usually rises above +30 C. Also extreme temperatures are characteristic for winter and summer, so that the most favorable season for visiting Ottawa is autumn.

Entertainment, excursions and places of interest in Ottawa:

More than 60 festivals are held annually in Ottawa. For example, in summer you can visit: the festival of jazz, chamber music and the blues. Furthermore, in summer are held the Fringe festival of arts and the Ferrari festival , and the first of July Canadians celebrate Canada's birthday.

Winterlude, the festival of snow and ice sculptures, is conducted in winter; and in spring – the Festival of tulips.

Country Canada
International title Ottawa
Population 812,129 people
Timezone America/Toronto
State Ontario
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 45.41117 x Longitude: -75.69812

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