Kitchener (Ontario)

Kitchener lies in Ontario (Canada), about one hour southwest from Toronto. The city is often summarized with the neighbouring university town Waterloo as double city (twin Cities), with altogether 300,000 inhabitants.

Before the First World War Kitchener called itself still Berlin and attracted many German families. Also today still the German influence is to be felt, e.g. by the annual Octoberfest, the second largest in the world, to also many guests out completely the North America journeys, and the Christkindlmarkt.

1916 were renamed the city after the general Kitchener.

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coordinates: 43° 27 ′ 10 " n. Break, 80° 29 ′ 27 " w. L.

 

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