Niagra Falls Canada
Niagara Falls Canada
Niagara Falls is in between the international border of the United States and Canada. Niagara Falls Canada is a city in the Regional Municipality of Niagara, southeastern Ontario Canada, which is a port on the Niagara River across Niagara Falls, New York. This city overlooks the Canadian or Horseshoe Falls, cascade of Niagara Falls. This semi-circular shaped cascade is fifty-four meters high and carries nine times more water than the American Falls. Niagara Falls Canada is an extensively popular tourist destination, and also serves as a major source of electricity for Ontario.
The city of Niagara Falls Canada is connected to the US side of the falls by a number of bridges including the Whirlpool, Rainbow, and Queenston-Lewiston bridges. The main products manufactured by this city include abrasives, chemicals, automotive parts, metal and paper goods, processed food, wines, and alcoholic beverages. Logistics such as warehousing, storage, information technology, and call centers are also essential to the city's economy.
Points of interests in Niagara Falls Canada include Queen Victoria Park, which is just nearby the Canadian Falls and the main sight of the annual Winter Festival of Lights; the site of a brutal battle between American and British forces in 1814 depicted in the Historical Museum of Lundy's Lane; Maid of the Mist boat tour; Marineland which has an aquatic theatre and game far, and also with Friendship Cove which provides contact with Killer and Beluga whales; Skylon Tower and Pavilion which is a revolving restaurant and an observation deck the overlooks the falls; Butterfly Conservatory at the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens; Canada One Factory featuring brand name shopping; and Casino Niagara. The city is also one of the world-class golf destination and home to a number of golf courses.
This city was originally called Elgin. In 1856 the community emerged with Clifton and was known by that name until 1881 when the name was changed to Niagara Falls. In 1904 the community was incorporated as a city and in 1963 the city was vastly expanded when it combined with Stamford Township. The booming tourist industry of Niagara Falls Canada enables it to continue to grow culturally and commercially.
Niagara Falls Canada covers a land area of two hundred-twelve square kilometers with a population of seventy-eight thousand eight hundred fifteen as of 2001. The Horseshoe or Canada Falls is one hundred eighty feet high and allows six million cubic feet of water over the crestline every minute during peak daytime tourist hours, that about a million bathtubs full of water very minute. Truly Niagara Falls is one of the most powerful water wonders in the world both in beauty and in the electrical power it gives for Ontario.