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Situated at the eastern gateway of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Durham Region offers prime access to Canada’s largest market of over five million people, and 135 million more American and Canadian customers within a day’s drive.

In the past decade, the urban areas in south Durham Region have experienced rapid growth of it’s residential, industrial and commercial sectors. North Durham is predominantly rural, with a thriving agricultural sector. It also lies within the provincially designated Greenbelt and contains the environmentally significant Oak Ridges Moraine.

With access to ample green space, lakes (Lake Ontario, Lake Scugog and Lake Simcoe), as well as urban amenities, Durham Region offers a high standard of living for both city and rural dwellers.

Region of Durham – Ontario, Quebec, Eastern Canada, and Eastern U.S. Seaboard

Durham North East Seaboard

Region of Durham within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Region of Durham and GTA

Region of Durham Municipalities

 Regional Municipalities


Distance to Major Cities
From Durham Region (central)
CityMilesKmCityMilesKm
Toronto3656Buffalo132214
Hamilton77123Detroit258414
Kitchener91146Cleveland325524
Niagara Falls114183Pittsburgh351565
Windsor252406Boston561903
Montreal308494Chicago546879
Ottawa251404New York505813

Durham Region is rapidly becoming the GTA’s prime location for industry and commerce, particularly in agri-business, advanced manufacturing, energy, and digital technology.

The Region is also home to four post-secondary institutions, which combined, have more than 25,000 full-time students, of which many have crossed the globe to pursue their studies in Durham Region.

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