Located in the Ottawa Valley in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario, thecity lies on the southern banks of the Ottawa River, a major waterway formingthe local boundary between the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The RideauCanal, which starts in Kingston, Ontario, winds its way through the city.
The final flight of locks on the canal are between Parliament Hill and the ChâteauLaurier. Also, during the winter season the canal is usually open and is a formof transportation downtown for about 7.8 kilometres for ice skaters and formsthe world's largest skating rink.
Ottawa is also home to a wealth of national museums, official residences,government buildings, memorials and heritage structures.
City of Ottawa official site
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