is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of .

Located in Central , it is ’s most populous province, with 38.3 percent of the country’s population, and is the second-largest province by total area (after Quebec).

is ’s fourth-largest jurisdiction in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are included.

It is home to the nation’s capital city, Ottawa, and the nation’s most populous , Toronto, which is also ’s provincial .