Central Canada is a region consisting of Canada's two largest and most populous provinces: Ontario and Quebec. Geographically, they are not at the centre of the country but instead overlaps with Eastern Canada toward the east. Due to their high populations and Quebec have traditionally held a significant amount of political power in Canada, leading to some amount of resentment from other regions of the country. Before Confederation, the term "Canada" referred to Central Canada. Today, the term "Central Canada" is less used than the names of the individual provinces; the longitudinal centre of Canada passes just east of Manitoba. Before Confederation, the region known as Canada was. Southern Ontario was once called Upper Canada and Canada West, southern Quebec Lower Canada and Canada East. Both were made part of the United Province of Canada in 1841. Combined, the two provinces have 23 million inhabitants which represents 62% of Canada's population, they are represented in the House of Commons of Canada by 199 Members of Parliament out of a total of 338.
The southern portions of the two provinces — the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor — are the most urbanized and industrialized areas of Canada, containing the country's two largest cities and Montreal, the national capital, Ottawa. Census Metropolitan Areas, 2016 CensusToronto, ON: 5,928,040 Montréal, QC: 4,098,927 Ottawa, ON–Gatineau, QC: 1,323,783 Québec, QC: 800,296 Hamilton, ON: 747,545 Kitchener, ON: 523,894 London, ON: 494,069 St. Catharines–Niagara, ON: 406,074 Oshawa, ON: 379,848 Windsor, ON: 329,144 Sherbrooke, QC: 212,105 Barrie, ON: 197,059 Sudbury, ON: 164,689 Kingston, ON: 161,175 Saguenay, QC: 160,980 Trois-Rivières, QC: 156,042 Guelph, ON: 151,984 Peterborough, ON: 121,721 Brantford, ON: 134,203 Thunder Bay, ON: 121,621 Belleville, ON: 103,472 Great Lakes region List of regions of Canada
Pichidegua is a Chilean commune and town in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region. According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Pichidegua spans an area of 320 km2 and has 17,756 inhabitants. Of these, 4,965 lived in 12,791 in rural areas; the population grew by 7 % between the 2002 censuses. As a commune, Pichidegua is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde, directly elected every four years. Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Pichidegua is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Mrs. Alejandra Sepúlveda and Mr. Javier Macaya as part of the 34th electoral district; the commune is represented in the Senate by Andrés Chadwick Piñera and Juan Pablo Letelier Morel as part of the 9th senatorial constituency. Municipality of Pichidegua
Morbe Dam is a gravity dam on the Dhavari river near Khalapur, Raigad district in the state of Maharashtra, India. The Morbe lake is the main water source for the city of Navi Mumbai, it was built by the Water Sanitation Department of the Government of Maharashtra. Construction of the Morbe dam began in 1999 to supply drinking water to the Navi Mumbai and Nhava Sheva regions. According to the 1981 census, about 2,897 persons living in 11 villages were affected by the project. In 2002, the Government permitted the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation to take over the Morbe dam; the height of the dam above lowest foundation is 59.1 m. The volume content is 18,075 km3 and gross storage capacity is 19,089.00 km3. Water supply List of dams and reservoirs in Maharashtra List of dams and reservoirs in India