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Canada’s top 10 cities

Submitted by on March 8, 2010 – 7:00 amNo Comment

Toronto skyline img_2350Perhaps it’s no sur­prise that Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver rank as Canada’s top three largest met­ro­pol­i­tan areas.

But recent stats from Statistics Canada show that Calgary has over­tak­en the nation­al cap­i­tal, Ottawa, as Number 4.

The nation­al pop­u­la­tion of Canada has also increased, as of 2009.

The coun­try’s pop­u­la­tion is now 33,739,900 — about one-tenth as large as the United States, which is home to more than 308 mil­lion peo­ple.

Here are the lat­est pop­u­la­tion fig­ures for Canada’s 10 largest met­ro­pol­i­tan areas:

  1. Toronto (ON)        5,623,500
  2. Montreal (QC)      3,814,700
  3. Vancouver (BC)    2,328,000
  4. Calgary (AB)         1,230,200
  5. Ottawa (ON)         1,220,700
  6. Edmonton (AB)    1,155,400
  7. Quebec City (QC)    746,300
  8. Winnipeg (MB)        742,400
  9. Hamilton (ON)         739,400
  10. London (ON)           489,300

Toronto sky­line pho­to ©Carolyn B. Heller

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