The city is situated at the junctions of Highways 6, 7, and 24, and minutes north of Canada's busiest highway, The 401. Guelph's location 100 Kilometers west of Toronto, Ontario, contributes to its ever growing population of approximately 100,000. It is an apex of 'Canada's Technology Triangle', which is made up of the cities of Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener/Waterloo, and The Regional Municipality of Waterloo. Expanding industry, job opportunities, major research and development facilities, a highly productive labour pool and a unique lifestyle makes Guelph a highly desirable business and investment location. Also known as The Royal City, Guelph is the County Seat of Wellington. Guelph's location at the scenic confluence of the Speed and Eramosa Rivers makes it an attractive tourist destination. Home to numerous cultural and performing arts events, each of which have brought the city worldwide attention, Guelph is also home to thousands of students, many from countries throughout the globe, who come to attend agricultural studies at the world renowned, University of Guelph. (by funk: updated 2002,08,25)

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