Kitchener is one of the most fortunate cities in the country, in terms of the great cultural diversity we enjoy, our robust arts and culture scene and our gorgeous parks, trails and natural areas. Together, all of these traits amount to a superb quality of life for our residents of all ages.
It is the hub of activity for all of Waterloo Region, offering countless things to do for children and youth, singles and families, as well as older adults.
The economy is vigorous, as new and exciting clusters continue to emerge and breathe new life into our downtown core.
Kitchener is also the focal point of the region for public transit service, with buses shuttling residents, professionals and visitors to all ends of our city - and beyond - each day.
Kitchener is the largest municipality in Waterloo Region. Located in the geographic heart of the region, it is home to 225,000 people.
The city features a diverse mix of industry, technology and post-secondary institutions, including the University of Waterloo's new School of Pharmacy and the main campus of Conestoga College.
It is also home to the K-W Symphony Orchestra and Centre in the Square, the region's premier performing arts theatre.
Visit the City of Kitchener website for more information.