Kitchener is located in Southwestern Ontario, in the Saint Lawrence Lowlands.
Kitchener is one of three cities which make up the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and is the regional seat.
Kitchener is the largest city within the Grand River watershed and the largest city on the Haldimand Tract.
In 1784, the land that would develop into the town of Berlin, Ontario, was a 240,000-hectare area given to the Six Nations by the British as a gift for their allegiance during the American Revolution.
The Estimated Population of Kitchener is 242,368.
Kitchener’s oldest outdoor park is Victoria Park, in the heart of downtown Kitchener. Numerous events and festivities are held in this park.
Kitchener covers an area of 136.86 square kilometres
Kitchener was known as Berlin, named after the German Capital, However, after World War I, it seemed like a terrible idea, having a city named after Germany, The city was renamed Kitchener, after a British General, Herbert Kitchener.
Kitchener and Waterloo are considered “twin cities” which are often referred to jointly as “Kitchener–Waterloo”.
Kitchener–Waterloo’s Oktoberfest celebration is an annual nine-day event that started in 1969. Based on the original German Oktoberfest, it is billed as Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival.