Regional Municipality of Niagara

The Regional Municipality of Niagara, Niagara Region as well known, is a Regional Municipality (Regional Municipality ) in southwestern Ontario, Canada. The capital and seat of the Regional Council is Thorold. The population is 431 346 (2011), the area of ​​1854.17 km ², which corresponds to a population density of 232.6 inhabitants per km ².

The regional municipality comprises the largest part of the Niagara Peninsula. Their eastern boundary is the Niagara River, which is also the border with the United States. To the north is Lake Ontario, south of Lake Erie. The Niagara region is the south-eastern end of the famous Golden Horseshoe as a single conurbation.

Unique landscapes make the Niagara Region a major center for agriculture and tourism in Canada. The main branch of agriculture is the wine industry in the hills of the Niagara Escarpment (see viticulture in Canada). Important tourist attraction is the Niagara Falls. The Welland Canal that bypasses the waterfalls, forms an important part of the St. Lawrence Seaway.


  • Allanburg
  • Fort Erie
  • Grimsby
  • Lincoln
  • Niagara-on -the-Lake
  • Niagara Falls
  • Pelham
  • Port Colborne
  • St. Catharines
  • Thorold
  • Wainfleet
  • Welland
  • West Lincoln