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Southwestern Ontario
Secondary region
Map of Ontario SOUTHWESTERN.svg
Country Canada Canada
Province Ontario Ontario
Area
 • Total 36,797.54 km2 (14,207.61 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 2,583,544
 • Density 70.209693/km2 (181.84227/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code prefixes N
Area code(s) 519, 226, 548, 905, 289, 365

Southwestern Ontario is a subregion of Southern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It covers from the Bruce Peninsula in the north to Lake Erie in the south. From east to west, it goes from Guelph to Windsor. London is the largest city in the region.

In 2011 the population of the region was 2,504,878. Agriculture and auto manufacturing are a large parts of the region's economy. Much of Canada's trade with the eastern and midwestern United States passes through southwestern Ontario.

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