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    The City of Kingston is located in eastern Ontario, where Lake Ontario flows into the St. Lawrence River, about 200 km from Canada's capital city of Ottawa, about 250 km from the centre of our provincial capital of Toronto, and about 300 km from Montréal, Québec.

    • [Waterfront view from Battery Park]
      Lake view from Battery Park
    • [photo of Kingston City Hall]
      Kingston City Hall in the spring
    • [photo the Kingston lakeside in the summer]
      Kingston lakeside in the summer at sunset
    • [Kingston Yacht Club]
      Kingston Yacht Club
    • [Confederation Park in downtown Kingston]
      Confederation Park in downtown Kingston
    • [skating in Market Square]
      Skating in Market Square
    • [photo of shops on Princess Street in downtown Kingston]
      Shops on Princess Street in downtown Kingston
    • [photo of produce at the Farmer's Market in Springer Market Square]
      Produce at the Farmer's Market in Springer Market Square
    • [photo of people sailing by the Kingston Yacht Club]
      Sailing by the Kingston Yacht Club
    • [Water fountain in Confederation Park]
      Water fountain in Confederation Park
    • [photo of residents enjoying Movies in the Square]
      Residents enjoying Movies in the Square
    • [A memorial by Lake Ontario]
      A memorial by Lake Ontario
    • [photo of shops on Princess Street in downtown Kingston]
      Shops on Princess Street in downtown Kingston
    • [Fall in Kingston by the waterfront]
      Kingston waterfront in Fall
    • Plants at the Farmer's Market in Springer Market Square
      Plants at the Farmer's Market in Springer Market Square
    • [Winter in Kingston by the waterfront]
      Winter in Kingston by the waterfront
    • [lakeside in winter]
      Kingston waterfront in the winter
    • [Time Sculpture at Breakwater Park]
      Time Sculpture at Breakwater Park, Kingston, Ontario. (Photo by Yiyi He)
    • [Richardson beach]
      Richardson beach is just a short walk from campus. (Photo by Scott Day)

    Tourism and Culture

    There is a lot to do and see in Kingston. Here are just a few links to get you started:

    • : a UNESCO world heritage site
    • the oldest continually running market in Canada

    Marinas

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    Historic Walking Tours and Activities

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    Museums, Galleries, and Historic Sites

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    A Little History

    Founded in 1673 on a First Nation site called Katarokwi, the settlement was eventually referred to as "the King's Town" in honour of King George III, with the name shortening to "Kingston" by 1788. Kingston is also nicknamed the "Limestone City" because of the many historic buildings built with local limestone.

    日本一本道最新高清无码Kingston has a storied military and political history. Kingston was chosen as the first capital of Canada on February 15, 1841, and served in that role until 1844. Kingston was also the home of Canada's first Prime Minister, .

    There are 21 located in Kingston, and in 2007, the Rideau Canal, along with the fortifications at Kingston, was designated a .

    [Kingston Yacht Club]

    Weather

    日本一本道最新高清无码Kingston is also one of the most consistently windy cities in Canada (take note, sailors!). While temperatures have been known to reach upwards of 34 degrees Celsius in the summer and as low as -34 degrees Celsius in the winter, on most days Lake Ontario has quite a moderating effect on Kingston weather:

    • an average January day charts a low temperature of -12° and a high of -3°;
    • an average July day charts a low of +16° and a high of +25°;
    • over the course of the year, Kingston sees a lot more rain than snow

    日本一本道最新高清无码Queen's has its own too. The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has been measuring temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, and solar radiation since the spring of 2004 from the top of .

    Government and Economy

    Mayor
    Member of Provincial Parliament for Kingston and the Islands
    Federal Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands

    Kingston's most important sectors are: health care; education; government (including the military and correctional services); tourism; culture; and industry.

    [rainbow over a Kingston marina]