Brampton (/ˈbræmptən/ or /ˈbræmtən/) is the third-lairgest ceety in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) o Ontario, Canadae an the seat o Peel Region. As o the 2011 census, Brampton's population wis 523,911,[4] making it the nint lairgest ceety in Canadae. Wi the median age at 33.7, it is the youngest commonty in the GTA. Brampton haes the lairgest concentration o Sooth Asies in Canadae, makkin up 31.7% o Brampton's population.[5]

Brampton Dominion Building.jpg
Flouer Ceety (previously Flower Town[1])
Location in the Region o Peel, in the Province o Ontario
Location in the Region o Peel, in the Province o Ontario
Coordinates: 43°41′N 79°46′W / 43.683°N 79.767°W / 43.683; -79.767
Kintra Canadae
Province Ontario
RegionPeel Region
Incorporation1853 (veelage)
 1873 (toun)
 1974 (ceety)
 • MayorSusan Fennell
 • Govrenin BodyBrampton City Council
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 • MPs
 • MPPs
 • Laund266.71 km2 (102.98 sq mi)
218 m (715 ft)
 • Total523,911 (Rankit 9t)
 • Density1964.35/km2 (5,087.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Forward sortation area
Area code(s)905/289

Brampton wis incorporatit as a veelage in 1853, takkin its name frae the rural toun o Brampton, in Cumbria, Ingland. Brampton wis ance kent as The Flouer Toun o Canadae, a title it earned due tae the ceety's lairge greenhoose industry. This included Dale's Flowers, a company that wan mony internaitional rose awairds for nearly hauf a century. The day, the ceety's major economic sectors include advancit manufacturin, retail admeenistration an logistics, information an communication technologies, fuid an beverage, life sciences an business services.


  1. Rayburn, Alan (2001). Naming Canada: Stories about Canadian Place Names. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-8020-8293-0. Archived frae the original on 6 December 2012. Retrieved 27 Juin 2012.
  2. Statistics Canada: 2012
  3. Statistics Canada: 2012
  4. Statistics Canada: 2012
  5. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 29 Juin 2012. Retrieved 27 Juin 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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