Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Canada - Ontario - Barrie

Barrie, the fastest growing city north of Toronto, holds strong to its small town charm.

Sent by Donna, a postcrosser from Barrie, Ontario in Canada.

This is from Wikipedia : Barrie is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada, located on the western shore of Lake Simcoe. Although located in Simcoe County, the city is politically independent. Barrie is located within the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, a densely populated and industrialized region of Ontario.

In 2011 the city's population was 135,711 residents, making it the 34th largest in Canada. The Barrie metropolitan area has a population of 187,013 residents, making it the 21st largest, and one of the fastest growing census metropolitan areas in the country.

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