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COOL GRAPHIC: How big is Ottawa?

Here’s a cool graphic from the City of Ottawa that really puts into perspective the size of Ottawa.

That’s right – Ottawa is geographically larger than Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal combined.

As David Reevely notes, this is pretty much Mayor Jim Watson’s favourite map (and he’s been flashing it around for years, too). We’ve heard a copy hangs in his office…