Cambridge is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the southern part of the province with a population of 129,920, based on the 2016 Canadian population census. The city goes by the nicknames “the Tri-City”, and “the Bridge”. It is situated at the confluence of the Speed and Grand rivers and located in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. The city of Cambridge was established in 1973 via the merger of Preston, Galt, Hespeler, the settlement of Blair and the neighboring towns.
It is ranked as the 40th most populous Canadian city based on its population. Its total land area is 112.86 square kilometers and its population density is 1,149.6 per square kilometers. The city’s largest employer is Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada which has 4,500 employees. Other mega companies in Cambridge include Loblaw Companies Limited, Rimowa, Dare Foods, ATS Automation Tooling Systems, Gerdau, Babcock & Wilcox, Rockwell Automation and so forth.
The city of Cambridge has several attractions and is home to a lot of activities and events. Some of the most important festivals in Cambridge include Rock the Mill music festivals and Mill Race Festival that takes place in downtown Galt; other attractions include the Cambridge City Hall, the Dunfield Theater, the Cambridge Center of Arts, and many more.
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