Ontario

It is the province in Canada with the most population and it is so large that there the whole area of Germany fits three times. This refers to Ontario, the largest province in Canada in terms of area, which is only surpassed in this regard from eastern Quebec.North of Ontario extends the Hudson Bay and western Manitoba limited the country. New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and Minnesota are the southern neighbors, already belong to the United States. The location and size of Ontario allow different climate zones in the province. In the far north there is almost polar to up to minus 40 degrees in winter and short but relatively warm summers. By contrast, in the south and southeast of the province, the climate be described as humid and temperate continental. Especially the large water surfaces influence the climate. The center of the country is considered climatically, slightly torn. There, depending on the region humid and hot summers and cold winters with some well distributed rainfall. Toronto, located on the northwest shore of Lake Ontario, is not only capital, but also with some 2.5 million inhabitants the largest city of Ontario. As in other Canadian provinces is the nature in Ontario the dominant issue for residents and visitors.

Finally, living in Ontario, more than 400 species of birds rest here thousands of butterflies on the way to distant Mexico and a lot of wildlife and rare plants found in the province of Ontario a home. In addition to the famous Niagara Falls you have the choice between six national parks, of which the Bruce Peninsula National Park has been part of the UNESCO recognized as a Biosphere Reserve.Another example of the park’s unusual diversity. It is the Fathom Five National Marine Park, which is home to 20 islands with rare orchids and ferns. Divers can embark on a journey of discovery. In 130 km² large water park are more than 20 shipwrecks, which can be explored.