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Peterborough Travel Guide  

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Peterborough is a city and is located on the Otonabee River in the central eastern part of Ontario in Canada.
This city is also known as the gateway to the cottage county of Kawarthas which is a large recreational town of this province. The city was named after a Canadian politician, Peter Robinson in respect of his honor.
The city has a beautiful landscape with recreational activities for its visitors as well as for the residents with higher rate of commercialization, and agricultural base. Some of the major industrial hubs are located in this region.
Peterborough has rich cultural heritage that can be reflected from the presence of various cultural centers and historical museums.
This city has a mixed population of South Asian, Chinese, Black and Latin American and according to 2006 census the population of this place comes to 74,898.
Peterborough experiences a climate of warm summers and thus belongs to Warm Summer Continental region.

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Overall rating 8
Overall Guide : Great for young families. No real night life. Many learning institutions. There is no much more I can say about Peterborough other than the fact I an glad I don't live here right now. However, many things are changing and... more Peterborough is growing and will a great place to live in five years.
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Overall rating 10
Overall Guide : Love the city, thinking on moving there in near future, family is tired of big city life.
Not to be missed Riverview zoo , beavermead park , landsdown place
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Buses far too expensive for seniors and low income folks, bus drivers rude and unhelpful
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