Sudbury is a city Located in northern Ontario; Canada. It is the largest city in northern Ontario in population, and the 24th largest metropolitan area in Canada. It is the only city in Ontario which has two official names i.e. in French it is known as Grand-Sudbury. Geographically it is located 46029’24” north and 81°00’36’ west. It covers an area of 1,235.5 sq miles. It rises about 1,140 ft above the sea level. As of the 2006 census the city covers a total population of 157,857 with a population density of 127.7/sq miles. The total population of the city consists of 106,612 urban population and 158,258 metro population. Originally named as “sainte-anne-des-pins”, the community started as a small lumber camp in McKim Township. Thomas Edison visited the Sudbury area as a prospector in 1901, and is credited with the original discovery of the ore body at Falconbridge.
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