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The beautiful city of Waterloo is located in the Canadian Province of Ontario. It is the largest province of Canada in terms of population. In terms of total land area, it second only to Quebec. Toronto is the capital of the province as well as the largest city in terms of population. The province is named after the Lake Ontario. The word Ontario is a derivation of a Huron word 'Ontar?io', which means 'great lake'. Other than the great lake, the province has an approximate of 250,000 lakes, all freshwater and beautiful. Equally beautiful is the small city of Waterloo. The total land area of the city of Waterloo is 64.1 km square. The city is located at an elevation of some 329 ft above sea level. The total population of the city as per the stats of 2006 was 97,475. 81.89 % of the total population made up of White. Chinese make the biggest minority with 5.31 %. More than 85 % of the total population follows Christianity. Protestants make up about 43.1 % of the total Christians. Muslims make the biggest minority with 2.81 % population. The climate of the city is typical that of the state. Summers are short and almost pleasantly warm. Average summer temperatures hover around 23 C. Below freezing point is the common winter temperature. December is the wettest month in terms of rainfall with over 300 inches of rainfall every year. Rains are otherwise evenly spread throughout the year. The city is connected via many bridge and highways. The local transport is provided by Grand River Transit which makes it easy to move about in the city.
Today, the city of Waterloo stands on a ground which was purchased from the Natives in 1780s and 1790s. Settlements began almost immediately. Many a people started pouring in from Pennsylvania and other regions, they too purchased the land in order to settle in the area. in 1805, some twenty six Mennonites bought all of the remaining unsold land and divided it into smaller pieces of land, two of which were owned by Abraham Erb and had a sawmill as well as a grist mill. It was his land which became, later on, the center of the city of Waterloo. This is why he is referred to as the founder of Waterloo. The city was named Waterloo in 1816 after the Belgian city of Waterloo due to its significance in the Battle of Waterloo. Later, in 1857 the city was incorporated and in 1948, it became the City of Waterloo. Home to numerous galleries, museums and studios, arts and culture is more like a religion for the City of Waterloo. The Glass Gallery is a major cultural attraction along with the Canadian Clay. Other than that, the city is studded with Public artworks which can be seen in every nook and cranny of the city.
Each year in Waterloo is a year of feasts and celebrations. There is multitude of events which are held every year which are completely owned by the locals whose participation guarantees a successful events. The best part of the festivities of Waterloo is that most of them are absolutely free. This guarantees a maximum participation from the locals as per well tourists. The Ice Dogs Festival which is held every February is a fantabulous event featuring a multitude of ice sculptures and dog competitions. The Earth Day Events are celebrated throughout April when many a trees are planted with several environment lessons. The green spaces of Waterloo are celebrated in the Fall Fun Fest Events throughout October. June is studded with Uptown Country events whereas July brings joy for the jazz lovers as the city holds the Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival in the month of July. Along with that, July is a month for more music, more movies and lots more fun. Waterkloo Buskers Carnival is the most popular even of August. Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest tops it all! It is the time of year when the City of Waterloo hosts the Mayors Luncheon. It is one heck of an event. Wonders of Winter is a December event which is held in the Waterloo Park whereas in January, the city celebrates the Chinese New Year! Each year in the City of Waterloo is a year full of fun. This is one city in Ontario, where something is always happening. The city never runs out of things celebrate! That is how lively the city of Waterloo is. It offers something for everybody. Grab your Waterloo tickets now and have the time of your life!