Oshawa has a population of 159,458, according to the 2016 population estimate, making it the 31st most populous city in Canada; its Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) has a population of 379,848. It is a city in Ontario Canada, situated on the Lake Ontario shoreline. Oshawa is located about 60 kilometers east of Downtown Toronto and it is a city of Southern Ontario. Furthermore, the city is the largest municipality in the Regional Municipality of Durham.
The city has a land area of 145.68 square kilometers. As a result, its population density is 1,027 per square kilometers. Oshawa is home to the largest multi-specialty medical group practice in Canada, the Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Lakeridge Health and Education Research Network (LHEARN Center), and the Oshawa Clinic. Europeans are the largest ethnic group in the city (90.1%), followed by Blacks (3%), South Asians (1.4%), First Nations (1.1%), Chinese (0.9%) and so forth.
Oshawa is notable for the automobile industry in Canada; it was formerly recognized as the automobile capital of Canada but it is also a hub for education and health sciences. Also, Oshawa downtown is a renowned center for sporting events and entertainment. It is also popular for its food and cuisine. The city has more than 50 restaurants and cafes. Moreover, it has rich cultural assets such as Oshawa Museum, General Motors Center, Canadian Automotive Museum, Parkwood Estate, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Ontario RCAC Museum, and so forth.
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