Ontario is a province of Canada. Located in Central Canada and is Canada’s most populous province, with 38.3 percent of the country’s population, and is the second-largest province in total area.
It is home to the nation’s capital city Ottawa, and the nation’s most populous city, Toronto which is also Ontario’s provincial capital.
The great majority of Ontario’s population and arable land is in the south. In contrast, the larger, northern part of Ontario is sparsely populated, and has colder, snowy winters and heavy forestation.