The Niagara region is about 120 km south of Toronto and borders the United States.
- About 447,888 people lived in the Niagara Region in 2016.
- This region is well known for Niagara Falls and for making wine.
- The region includes 12 cities and towns in southern Ontario.
Niagara Falls is one of Canada’s main tourist attractions and the Regional receives up to 12 million visitors each year. Major events and festivals in Niagara Region include the Canada Games, Canal Days, Festival of Lights, the Shaw Festival, and the West Niagara Fair.
Key industries in Niagara Region include manufacturing, automotive, tourism and agriculture-business.