Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls is a city on the Niagara River in Ontario, Canada. It covers 209.71 sq km (80.97 sq mi) and has a population of 83,000 people (2012 estimate). The city is right across the river from Niagara Falls, New York. Both are of course named after the famous Niagara Falls. More on Niagara Falls […]

Sault Sainte Marie, Canada

Sault Sainte Marie is a city on the St Marys River in Ontario, Canada. It was named after the rapids in the river, and is translated as Saint Mary’s Rapids. The city covers 223.26 sq km (86.2 sq mi) and has a population of 75,000 people. It is across from Sault Sainte Marie in Michigan. […]

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Ciudad Juárez (map), or simply Juárez, is a booming city on the Mexican side of the US-Mexico border. Formerly called El Paso del Norte, the city is today the seat of the municipality of Juárez within the state of Chihuahua. Covering 188 sq km (72.6 sq mi), Ciudad Juárez has a population of 1.3 million […]

Trois Rivieres, Canada

Trois-Rivières is a city at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice River with the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada. Its name means “three rivers” in French, as two islands (Île Caron and Î Saint-Quentin) on the Saint-Maurice River split its mouth into three openings as it flows into the Saint Lawrence River. Trois-Rivières covers 288.92 […]

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) is the easternmost province of Canada comprising the island of Newfoundland and the mainland Labrador. Newfoundland and Labrador has a populaton of around 515,000 people (2012 estimate), 94% of whom reside in Newfoundland. In terms of area, Newfoundland covers 108,860 sq km (42,031 sq mi) whereas Labrador is larger, at 294,330 […]