Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario covers 90% of the area of , but has only 6% of its population—about 730,000 people. Sparse and natural, the area is known for its outdoors activities and rugged inhabitants.

Popular Destinations

lies at the far northwestern point of the Great Lakes of , and… Photo: Andre Carrotflower, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city of approximately 160,000 people, in Northern , . Photo: Andre Carrotflower, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Sault Ste. Marie is a city of approximately 73,000 people, in Northern Ontario.

Lake Superior's North Shore is in Northern Ontario. Photo: Mhsheikholeslami, CC BY-SA 4.0.


The is a region in Northern Ontario, . Photo: JasonParis, CC BY 2.0.

is a secondary region of Northern Ontario in the Canadian province of Photo: 40rev, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a secondary region of Northern Ontario in the Canadian province of which lies north and west of and west of and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

consists of 63 small islands or parts of islands in , near Port Severn, Ontario. Photo: Laur3nN3w3ll, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Northern Ontario

Latitude of center
50° or 50° north
Longitude of center
-86° or 86° west

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 北安大略
  • Chinese: 北安大略地区
  • Chinese: 北安大略地區
  • Esperanto: Norda Ontario
  • French: Nord de l'Ontario
  • Greek: Βόρειο Οντάριο
  • Italian: Ontario settentrionale
  • Japanese: 北オンタリオ地方
  • Persian: انتاریوی شمالی
  • Polish: Northern Ontario
  • Polish: Ontario Północne
  • Polish: Północne Ontario
  • Portuguese: Ontário Setentrional
  • Russian: Северное Онтарио
  • Ukrainian: Північне Онтаріо

Popular Destinations in Ontario

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