Burlington, Ontario facts for kids
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|City of Burlington|
Brant Street in Downtown Burlington
|• Total||185.66 km2 (71.68 sq mi)|
|Elevation||74 m (243 ft)|
|• Total||183,314 (Ranked 28th)|
|• Density||946.8/km2 (2,452/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Forward sortation area||
L7L to L7T
|Area code(s)||905, 289, 365|
|Highways|| Queen Elizabeth Way
Former Highway 2
Burlington lies between Lake Ontario's north shore and the Niagara Escarpment.
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The Brant Hotel in 1902. Located on the shore of Lake Ontario in Burlington, the hotel was erected on the former homestead of Joseph Brant, and was the largest resort in Canada. The hotel was expropriated and used as a military hospital in 1917, demolished and rebuilt in the 1930s, and then demolished in 1964.
The federal and provincial riding of Burlington, which covers a large portion of the city of Burlington. (The riding of Halton covers the northeast parts of the city.) Author: Elections Canada.
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